Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution that is maintained by Offensive Security. It was developed by Mati Aharoni and Devon Kearns. Kali Linux is a specially designed OS for network analysts, Penetration testers, or in simple words, it is for those who work under the umbrella of cybersecurity and analysis. The official website of Kali Linux is Kal It gained its popularity when it was practically used in Mr. Robot Series. It was not designed for general purposes, it is supposed to be used by professionals or by those who know how to operate Linux/Kali.
It has 600+ Penetration testing and network security tools pre-installed.
It is completely free and open source. So you can use it for free and even contribute for its development.
It supports many languages.
Great for those who are intermediate in linux and have their hands on
Could be easily used with Raspberry Pi.
At the beginning of this course you will get a breakdown of the world of ethical hacking. If you ever wondered what ethical hacking is or what an ethical hacker does, this is for you.We will go into Kali Linux which is the ethical hacker’s OS for all things hacking. We will show you how to install Kali using VMWare. We will show you some important configuration settings that you should be aware of and go over some of the top tools in Kali. We will end with a demo on how to crack Wi-Fi passwords on a WEP network.