Kali Linux is not just any Linux Distro but also an operating system portrayed as unique and ferocious. Its ferocity is nothing to be scared about. It implies the impact it has on the objective of penetration testers and security experts who use it. Kali Linux is a modern-day and sophisticated Linux distro. Offensive Security takes credit for the development and maintenance of this Debian-based system.
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Kali Linux is a Debian based Linux distribution with a focus on advanced penetration testing and security auditing. This operating system comes loaded with hundreds of tools used in Information gathering, Penetration testing, forensics, reverse engineering, security research, and much more. Like most Linux distributions out there, Kali Linux is installable on your PC, or you can run it as a live OS from a USB drive.
VirtualBox is open-source software that allows you to run and manage virtual machines on your primary operating system. Unlike most free and proprietary virtualization software, VirtualBox comes with additional features like the use of snapshots to save your current virtual machine state, excellent hardware support, and VM groups support. Above all, it is a free and cross-platform app.