Sunday July 18, 2010

Damn Vulnerable Linux آ– The Most Vulnerable OS Ever Created

Security researcher Thorsten Schneider has created a Linux distro meant for other security researchers and students. The core idea is out of date and ill-configured software that is highly exploitable. Thanks to forum member Cerulean for the great linkage.

At 1.8GB the ISO can be used as a Live CD, or installed as a virtual machine using a package like VirtualBox or VMWare. Once installed it can be used as a training environment for teaching, "reverse code engineering, buffer overflows, shellcode development, web exploitation, and SQL injection".