International computer security expert, author and speaker Dr. Ali Jahangiri (Sc.D, CITP, LPT, CEH, CHFI, ECSA, CEI, CCIE Security, ISMS Lead Auditor, Security+, CIW Security Analyst, MCSE: Security, MBCS, MCSA, MCDBA, CCNA, A+), has released a new live CD for security experts and penetration testers.
At first glance this Ubuntu based utility appears to be in the same vein as the famous Backtrack Live CD. We will check it out and give it a review in the near future. For now, here is an excerpt from the Live Hacking website:
“Live Hacking CD is a new Linux distribution packed with tools and utilities for ethical hacking, penetration testing and countermeasure verification. Based on Ubuntu this ‘Live CD” runs directly from the CD and doesn’t require installation on your hard-drive. Once booted you can use the included tools to test, check, ethically hack and perform penetration tests on your own network to make sure that it is secure from outside intruders.”
As always, whenever downloading any Live CD or security tool, always check the published MD5 or SHA1 Hash published on the website with the hash on the downloaded file to ensure that the file has not been tampered with.