[unisog] Fwd: Katana: Security Suite

randy marchany marchany at vt.edu
Tue Dec 1 16:40:54 GMT 2009


Katana v1 (Kyuzo) has just been released from www.hackfromacave.com .  The
Katana: Portable Multi-Boot Security Suite is designed to fulfill many of your
computer security needs. This tool brings together many of the best security
distributions and applications to run from one USB Flash Drive.  Instead of
keeping track of dozens of CDs and DVDs loaded with your favorite security
tools, you can keep them all conveniently in your pocket.

Katana includes distributions which focus on Penetration Testing, Auditing,
Password Cracking, Forensics and Honey Pots. Katana comes with over 100
portable Windows applications, such as Wireshark, HiJackThis, Unstoppable
Copier, Firefox, and OllyDBG.  It also includes the following distributions:

- Backtrack 4 pre
- the Ultimate Boot CD
- Ophcrack Live
- Damn Small Linux
- Got Root? Slax
- Organizational Systems Wireless Auditor (OSWA) Assistant
- Damn Vulnerable Linux

With options to add distros like the Ultimate Boot CD for Windows, Backtrack 3,
Trinity Rescue Disk, Puppy Linux and Kon-Boot.

Katana is highly customizable.  You can modify Katana by adding or removing
distributions and portable apps with ease.  You can also load your personal
scripts and documents to use with the provided tools.


-Randy Marchany
VA Tech IT Security Office



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