[Kali Linux 1.0.6] with LUKS Self-Destruction Feature

Monday, January 13, 2014

Offensive Security, the creator of the famous BackTrack Linux operating system, has announced on January 9 that a new maintenance release for its Kali Linux distribution is now available for download. 

Kali Linux 1.0.6 is the first release to introduce an amazing feature called "emergency self-destruction of LUKS," which allows users to quickly nuke the entire installation in case of an emergency.

Being powered by Linux kernel 3.12 kernel, Kali Linux 1.0.6 introduces the Offensive Security Trusted ARM image scripts, Kali Google Compute and AMAZON AMI image generation scripts, as well as numerous new tools, updates for existing ones, and many other interesting changes.

Keep in mind that Kali Linux is a rolling-release distro and you don’t have to download this new ISO in order to keep your installation up-to-date.

No Re-Downloading Required
root@kali:~# apt-get update
root@kali:~# apt-get dist-upgrade

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