The Kali Linux is out-of-the-box Linux distribution, based on Debian, which has all the ideal tools to perform security audits, computer forensics, penetration testing, hacking, etc. The successor to the powerful and formidable Backtrack, the Kali is the perfect distribution for those who like to exploit the vulnerabilities of the technologies.
Recently launched v2.0, the Kali Linux 2.0 brings several new features, and its the most significant release since 2013.
What’s New in Kali Linux 2.0
There are many new features in new Kali Linux 2.0. Based on Debian Jessie, Kali Linux 2.0 is now a rolling distro. This release also brings significant improvements in terms of support to the assorted hardware, and is also available with various graphical desktops (gNOME, KDE, XFCE, MATE, E17, LXDE, i3WM).
This distribution also includes a fantastic set of applications for security and vulnerability exploits. There are over 300 available tools that can be used to evaluate the degree of safety and weaknesses that may be present. The Kali is available for x86 32 and 64-bit and ARM architectures.