What is Backtrack & How to Use it?

Hello readers! This is the very first article of a series of articles which I’ll be posting on one of the Best tools used in hacking – “Backtrack”. I hope you enjoy reading. Do show your support by commenting and subscribing by mail for Backtrack and other updates for free!

Backtrack is Linux Based Penetration Testing Operating system which provides many inbuilt tools which are used for vulnerability assessment, exploitation and penetration testing. Apart from using metasploit framework on backtrack there is a complete series of “Exploitation Tools”. The tools in Backtrack are divided into following broad categories :

  • Information Gathering
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Exploitation Tools
  • Privilege Escalation
  • Maintaining Access
  • Reverse Engineering
  • RFID Tools
  • Stress testing
  • Forensics
  • Reporting Tools
  • Services
  • Miscellaneous

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This Article was Written by Shikhil Sharma

Shikhil Sharma is a young techie who has great interest in Cyber Security, Hacking, Penetration Testing, SEO, Vulnerability Assessment and loves to write about them.
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