Latest improvements in Kali Linux

At Black Hat USA 2015, Kali 2.0 was released with a new 4.0 kernel. It is based on Debian Jessie, and it was codenamed as Kali Sana. The previous major release of Kali was version 1.0 with periodic updates released up to version 1.1. Cosmetic interface changes for better accessibility and the addition of newer and more stable tools are a few of the changes in Kali 2.0.

Some major improvements in Kali 2.0 are listed here:

  • Continuous rolling updates: In January 2016, the update cycle of Kali Linux was improved with the shift to a rolling release, with a major upgrade in April 2017. A rolling release distribution is one that is constantly updated so that users can be given the latest updates and packages when ...

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