Monday, November 8, 2010

BACKTRACK 4 R1... thats what a hacker need


BackTrack is the world’s leading penetration testing and information security

auditing distribution. With hundreds of tools preinstalled and configured to run out of the box, BackTrack 4 provides a solid Penetration testing platform ‐ from Web application Hacking to RFID auditing – its all working in once place.

BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing arsenal that aids security professionals in the ability to perform assessments in a purely native environment dedicated to hacking


BackTrack has a long history and was based on many different linux distributions until it is now based on a Slackware linux distribution and the corresponding live-CD scripts by Tomas M. ( . Every package, kernel configuration and script is optimized to be used by security penetration testers. Patches and automation have been added, applied or developed to provide a neat and ready-to-go environment.

Different version of backtrack.

Date Release

February 5, 2006 BackTrack v.1.0 Beta

May 26, 2006 The BackTrack project released its first non-beta version (1.0).

October 13, 2006 BackTrack 2 first public beta released.

November 19, 2006 BackTrack 2 second public beta released.

March 6, 2007 BackTrack 2 final released.

December 17, 2007 BackTrack 3 first beta release.

June 19, 2008 BackTrack 3 final released.

February 11, 2009 BackTrack 4 first beta release. (It's now based on Debian)

June 19, 2009 BackTrack 4 pre-final release.

January 9, 2010 BackTrack 4 final release.

May 8, 2010 BackTrack 4 R1 release

You can download your new copy of backtarck from :

Thing you can do with backtrack-4 R1

BackTrack tools are arranged by parent categories. These are the categories

that currently exist:

BackTrack ‐ Enumeration

BackTrack ‐ Tunneling

BackTrack ‐ Bruteforce

BackTrack ‐ Spoofing

BackTrack ‐ Passwords

BackTrack ‐ Wireless

BackTrack ‐ Discovery

BackTrack ‐ Cisco

BackTrack – Web Applications

BackTrack ‐ Forensics

BackTrack ‐ Fuzzers

BackTrack ‐ Bluetooth

BackTrack ‐ Misc

BackTrack ‐ Sniffers

BackTrack ‐ VOIP

BackTrack ‐ Debuggers

BackTrack ‐ Penetration

BackTrack ‐ Database

BackTrack ‐ RFID

BackTrack – Python4

BackTrack – Drivers

BackTrack ‐ GPU


Backtarck 4 R1 is new realease of distributions where you can get all tools which you want. Whether you’re hacking wireless, exploiting servers, performing a web application assessment, learning, or social-engineering a client, BackTrack is the one-stop-shop for all of your security needs.

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