BackTrack 5 released
Posted on 11 May 2011.
BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing arsenal that aids security professionals in the ability to perform assessments in a purely native environment dedicated to hacking.


BackTrack 5 is based on Ubuntu Lucid LTS. Kernel 2.6.38, patched with all relevant wireless injection patches. Fully open source and GPL compliant.

This new revision has been built from scratch, and boasts several major improvements over all our previous releases.

Here's a promo video:






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