Introducing: Parrot Security 3.2 “CyberSloop” Ethical Hacking Linux Distro

Parrot Security OS is one of the top Operating Systems used for purposes of ethical hacking. It’s developed by Frozenbox Network and released under the GNU/GPL v3 license. The latest version, Parrot Security 3.2 just arrived a couple of days ago codenamed CyberSloop and it’s based on the Debian GNU/Linux 9 Stretch.

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The Parrot development introduced this release not just as an improved version of the previous release but also as a version with a handful of new features.

Parrot Security 3.2 “CyberSloop” Changes and Features

Parrot Security 3.2 is based on the new Linux 4.7 kernel and therefore, has better hardware support. Here are some more details in our dedicated article on Linux 4.7 kernel.

Another change worth noting is the removal of KDevelop and LibreOffice.

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A big addition also comes in the form of a compiled MATE 1.16 desktop environment that was released last month in the full edition.

As for the Parrot Studio, a full KDE Plasma support has been imported.

parrot-security-3-2-5For those new to this Parrot Security OS, it comes in multiple versions — Full, Lite, Cloud Edition, Libre, LXDE , and Studio Editions. As well as Embedded Devices and IoT.

New automotive utilities (like back traceroute and whois) and card hacking tools have been added in order to safe guard against the increasing threats in the automobile sector.

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Head over to the Parrot Security’s GitHub page for more details on the change log. You can find all the download links for the different versions of Parrot Security 3.2 here.

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