Many security experts and hackers were eagerly waiting for BlackArch Linux and finally it has been released. The BlackArch devs have released the new ISO image of the Arch Linux based operating system which could be helpful to hackers and security researchers.

BlackArch Linux Released, Now Offers 1,400 Pentesting Tools 

BlackArch 2016.04.28 is released as a replacement for the earlier ISO image, version 2016.01.10 which was released four months ago. The new version brings new 80 tools that can be used for the purpose of pentesting and security auditing operation.

In an announcement, Dev said : “Today we released new BlackArch Linux ISOs along with the new installer. The new ISOs include over 1400 tools, “We wish to thank all of BlackArch’s users, mirrors, and supporters. Thanks for your help.”

Moreover, BlackArch Linux ISO also consists of all new Linux installer which assures the users installation of the GNU/linux distribution is much quicker and easier than earlier.

BlackArch Linux is now powered by Linux kernel 4.5.1 as Arch Linux is. According to release notes of the BlackArch 2016.04.28 ISO image, an EFI boot issue has been fixed including a noted 32 bit (i686) boot problem reported by users.

The new version of BlackArch Linux operating system have been updated to their latest versions respectively, so it consists of about 1,400 tools.

To download the BlackArch 2016.04.28 Live ISOs, head to this link, you will also see the basic guide which will help you to get started with this operating system. If you are aspiring ethical hacker or security researcher, then this OS is a must download for you.


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