Installing Kali on VirtualBox

VirtualBox is a very popular virtualization product, because it's free and it offers professional features. You will probably use VirtualBox for your virtualization environment. My base machine is either Windows or macOS, and I have VirtualBox installed on top of it, so I can use Kali Linux for my penetration testing tasks.

Kali offers us pre-built images for VirtualBox, so all we need to do is import them and start using Kali right away. Amazing, right? See the following steps:

  1. To download the VirtualBox image file, go to https://www.kali.org/downloads and scroll down a little bit, until you see the following section:
  1. Follow the link to the Offensive Security Download page. On that page, you will see a table ...

Get Practical Web Penetration Testing now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.