Many people are facing difficulties in choosing the best operating system for ethical hacking, Penetration Testing and security researchers. Most beginners are facing the problem or confuse for choosing the best operating system. So you need to know about the operating system which is best for ethical hacking, Penetration Testing and security researchers. If you want to be a hacker and want to hack like a White, black, gray hacker then before starting you need to choose or know about an operating system. These operating are best for beginners who wants learn or want to work as ethical hacking, Penetration Testing and security researchers.

Best OS for Hacking

Best OS for Hacking

Personally, I realize that we can’t stop hackers to hack anything and they know what they are going to do. We can be safe from hacking by choosing some extra security. But not 100% full protection or fully secured because if anyone makes security then someone trying to break the security. Linux is the best choice for the hackers.

Linux provided many things which help Hackers to hack anything. There is one more reason, as we know Linux provide many tools and additional security then obviously Linux will be our first choice for hacking, Penetration Testing and for security research.

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There is a list of operating systems which are best for these kinds of tasks with their Download links and they can be used in our system easily.

Remember: – It’s easy to say “I want to be a Hacker” but the truth is it’s not easy as we say. You should have knowledge of many things to be a hacker.
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Best Operating system for Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing and Security research.

Kali Linux

Kali Linux is one of the most popular Operating systems that is used for Penetration Testing and for Hacking mostly. This Linux is maintainedfundedunded by Offensive Security. It is a Devian-desived Linux distribution and design for digital forensic and Penetration Testing. Kali Linux has 600+ preinstalled tools are available in operating. Its tools are available for many different platforms like VMware and ARM. And it is the top Hacking operating system that comes with a live boot capability that provides a perfect environment for vulnerability.

Kali Linux

Kali Linux

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Bugtraq 

Bugtraq is distribution based on GNU/Linux. It is famous for its electronic mailing list that is purely dedicated to computer security.  This Linux aimed at digital, Penetration Testing testing, malwares laboratories and GSM forensics and is one of the best choices of attackers. The Bugtraq team consists of best or experienced hackers and developer who offers great service for Ethical hacking and Penetration Testing. It is available in Debian, OpenSuse, and Ubuntu in 32 bit or 64 bit architectures.

BugTraq

Bugtraq

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Black Arch Linux

Black Arch Linux is complete Linux distribution for Security researcher and Ethical hackers. This Black Arch Linux derived from Arch Linux and one can also install the Black Arch Linux components on top of it and this Linux contains 1534 tools. You install these tools individually or in group. It is easy to use or capable with existing Arch Linux install. Black Arch Linux released new version 2016.08.31 and if you getting any bug or want to add new tools then you can go on Github or email them.

BlackArch Linux

BlackArch Linux

BackBox Linux

Back Box Linux is based on Ubuntu with focused on security assessment and Penetration Testing testing.  Back Box comes with many security analysis tools which helps users in network analysis. BackBox Linux easy to use and it provide a minimal yet complete Desktop Environment. It is fully automated and non-intrusive with no agent required and no network configuration changes required to accomplish regularly. Scheduled automated configuration backup. It is updated with many Ethical hacking tools.

BackBox Linux

BackBox Linux

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Backtrack

Backtrack is higher rated and acclaimed Linux security distribution to date. BackTrack is being used from few previous years and now best known Operating system for network cracking and Penetration Testing. It is also known as best operating system that can perform various network hacks with privacy. Back track mainly used for WIFI hacking and you can use this operating in your Android phone also. This a big reason for become famous operating in hacking world. It is superseded by Kali Linux. It provide user to easy access to a comprehensive and large collection of security related tools ranging from port scanner to security audit.

Backtrack

Backtrack

Pentoo  

Pentoo is one of the best operating system for Penetration Testing and hacking. It carries lots of tools for Penetration Testing, hacking and security research. Pentoo is top of an existing Gentoo Linux installation. And it is based on XFCE. It comes with verity of tools like Exploit, Cracker, Database, Scanner, etc. Pentoo doesn’t need to install in your system just run it on your system and start hacking, cracking and researching. It provides 32bit and 64 bit installation live CD.

Pentoo

Pentoo

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Parrot-sec forensic OS

It is based on Debian GNU/Linux mixed with frozen box OS and kali linux in order to provide the best penetration and security testing experience for the attackers and security testers. This operating system use MATE as a Desktop Environment, light weight and powerful interface is derived from famous Gnome 2. Thanks to Frozen Box for customizing with captivating icons, ad-hoc theme and many more.

Parrot-sec forensic OS

Parrot-sec forensic OS

DEFT

DEFT is open source linux distribution that based on Ubuntu and buit around the DART (Digital Advance Response Toolkit) software. DEFT have many forensic tools and documents that can be used by ethical hacking, Penetration Testing and security researchers. DEFT License Policy describe the process that we follow in determine which software we will ship and by default on the DEFT install CD.

DEFT

DEFT

Network Security Toolkit (NST) 

Netwok security toolkit is another OS which comes in the form of live CD and it is one of the best operating for security testing. You can directly boot on you system and you can easily run this OS on your PC and do various hacks on with your PC. Network Security Toolkit based on fedora linux. That runs on 32 bit and 64 bit platform. NST easily converts X86 system into an ethical hacking machine that is helpful in intrusion detection network traffic sniffing network packets generation, network/host scanning etc.

Netwok Security Toolkit (NST)

Netwok Security Toolkit (NST)

Samurai Web Security Framework 

Samurai Web Security Framework also known as Samurai Web Testing. It is a GNU/Linux distribution with GNOME as its default user interface. It designs to focus on web application Penetration Testing testing and attacking websites. Framework contains multiple free and open source hacking tools for detecting vulnerability in websites.

Samurai Web Security Framework (SWSF)

Samurai Web Security Framework (SWSF)

Warning: – This is only for educational purpose just use these OS if you need. Don’t try these to harm others by using these OS with their tool. If you want to learn hacking then before starting read this article. How to become an ethical hacker?
Closing Words

These are the best Operating Systems for Ethical hackers, Penetration Testings and security researches. Many of them are doesn’t need to install in your computer system. You can use them with their Live CD. So if you love hacking then try these OS in your PC.

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