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BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing by Shakeel Ali, Tedi Heriyanto

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Getting BackTrack

Before installing and using BackTrack, first we need to download it. You can get BackTrack 4.0 from a torrent file or from the BackTrack website (http://www.backtrack-linux.org/downloads/).

On the BackTrack website, you will find two versions of BackTrack 4. One version is BackTrack 4 in ISO image file format. You use this version if you want to burn the image to a DVD or you want to install BackTrack to your machine. The second version is a VMWare image file. If you want to use BackTrack in a virtual environment, you might want to use this image file to speed up the installation and configuration for the virtual environment.

At the time of this writing, the latest version is BackTrack 4 Final Release, so make sure on the download ...

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