Toolsmith Release Advisory: Kali Linux 2016.2 Release

On the heels of Black Hat and DEF CON, 31 AUG 2016 brought us the second Kali Rolling ISO release aka Kali 2016.2. This release provides a number of updates for Kali, including:

  • New KDE, MATE, LXDE, e17, and Xfce builds for folks who want a desktop environment other than Gnome.
  • Kali Linux Weekly ISOs, updated weekly builds of Kali that will be available to download via their mirrors.
  • Bug Fixes and OS Improvements such as HTTPS support in busybox now allowing the preseed of Kali installations securely over SSL. 

All details available here: https://www.kali.org/news/kali-linux-20162-release/
Thanks to Rob Vandenbrink for calling out this release. 

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from HolisticInfoSec™ authored by Russ McRee. Read the original post at: http://holisticinfosec.blogspot.com/2016/09/toolsmith-release-advisory-kali-linux.html