Our Most Advanced Penetration Testing Distribution, Ever.

Download Kali Linux

Download Kali Linux – our most advanced penetration testing platform we have ever made. Available in 32 bit, 64 bit, and ARM flavors, as well as a number of specialized builds for many popular hardware platforms. Kali can always be updated to the newest version without the need for a new download.

Kali Documentation

Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a novice – our multi-language Kali Linux documentation site will have something you need to know about Kali Linux. Multiple scenarios and “recipes” are available, allowing you to easily create custom complex images with ease, such as the Kali Linux ISO of Doom.

Kali Community

Kali Linux, with its BackTrack lineage, has a vibrant and active community. With active Kali forums, IRC Channel, Kali Tools listings, an open bug tracker system and community provided tool suggestions – there are many ways for you to get involved in Kali Linux today. Joining the community is easy – don’t hesitate; jump right in!

Offensive Security

Offensive Security was born out of the belief that the only real way to achieve sound defensive security is through an offensive mindset and approach. Kali Linux is one of several Offensive Security projects – funded, developed and maintained as a free and open-source penetration testing platform.

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Latest Kali Linux Blog Posts

Kali 2.0

Kali Linux 2.0 Release Day Scheduled


We’ve been awfully quiet lately, which usually means something is brewing below the surface. In the past few months we’ve been working feverishly on our next generation of Kali Linux and we’re really happy with how it’s looking so far. There’s a lot of new features and interesting new aspects to this updated version, however we’ll keep our mouths shut until we’re done with the release. We won’t leave you completely hanging though…here’s a small teaser of things to come!

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Official Kali Linux Docker Images Released


Last week we received an email from a fellow penetration tester, requesting official Kali Linux Docker images that he could use for his work. We bootstrapped a minimal Kali Linux 1.1.0a base and registered it under our Kali Linux Docker account. A few minutes later, said fellow pentester was up and running with Metasploit and the Top 10 Kali Linux tools on his Macbook Pro.

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Pixiewps, Reaver & Aircrack-ng Wireless Penetration Testing Tool Updates


A short while ago, we packaged and pushed out a few important wireless penetration testing tool updates for reaver, aircrack-ng and pixiewps into Kali’s repository. These new additions and updates are fairly significant, and may even change your wireless attack workflows. Pixiewps is a tool used for offline brute forcing of WPS pins….

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