Backtrack is a Linux operating system for penetration testers and security professionals which is based on Ubuntu.It is ideal for network infrastructure assessments,wireless cracking,system exploitation,digital forensics,social engineering and web application assessments.

You can run Backtrack from:

  • Hard Disk
  • Live DVD
  • Thumbdrive

Tool List

Backtrack includes most of the popular security tools such as:

  • Metasploit
  • Aircrack-NG
  • Kismet
  • Nmap
  • Ettercap
  • Wireshark
  • BeEF (Browser Exploitation Framework)
  • Hydra
  • OWASP Mantra
  • SET


”The quieter you become,the more you are able to hear”

Backtrack 5 KDE

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Anonymous
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 03:40:37

    By far, my favorite Pentesting Distro out there. Insanely powerful, very stable and well built, and overall highly functional!


  2. soldier_cyber
    Sep 11, 2013 @ 21:19:45

    man what of kali linux and it replaced backtrack


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