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Kali Linux Improves Security Persistence

The Kali Linux distribution comes into play as an optimized Linux distribution built for security researchers. The Kali Linux 1.0.7 distribution was officially released on May 27, providing users with a number of new features. Kali Linux was originally known as Backtrack Linux, before being renamed and rebuilt in March 2013.

One of the primary new features in Version 1.0.7 is the introduction of encrypted USB persistence for Live images. With that feature, Kali Linux can be installed onto a USB storage key, with user storage that can be updated and fully encrypted.

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Kali Linux Improves Penetration Testing

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.