Kali Linux 2017.1 Release

Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution for digital forensics and penetration testing, developed and maintained by Offensive Security. Mati Aharoni and Devon Kearns rewrote BackTrack. Kali Linux is the most versatile and advanced penetration testing tool release operating system. Kali tools are often updated and can be used on other platforms, such as VMware and ARM.

Today, Offensive Security has been released Kali Linux 2017.1.

What’s new?

  • Support for RTL8812AU Wireless Card Injection
  • Streamlined Support for CUDA GPU Cracking
  • Amazon AWS and Micsosoft Azure Availability (GPU Support)
  • OpenVAS 9 Packaged in Kali Repositories

More info, please visit Kali Linux home page.

How to update to Kali Linux 2017.1

Open terminal and run command

apt update

apt dist-upgrade

If you want to download Kali Linux image for fresh installing, you can download Kali Linux 2017.1 here.