The bootable LiveCD provides a Linux-based hacking environment that is preconfigured for programming, debugging, manipulating network traffic, and cracking encryption. It contains all the source code and applications used in the book. Hacking is about discovery and innovation, and with this LiveCD you can instantly follow along with the book's examples and explore on your own.
The LiveCD can be used in most common personal computers without installing a new operating system or modifying the computer's current setup. System requirements are an x86-based PC with at least 64MB of system memory and a BIOS that is configured to boot from a CD-ROM.