BlackArch

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BlackArch
BlackArch logo.png
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DeveloperOpen-source project
OS familyLinux , Arch Linux
Working stateActive
Source modelOpen-source
Latest release2021.09.01 / August 16, 2021; 58 days ago (2021-08-16)
Repositoryhttps://github.com/BlackArch/blackarch
Update methodPacman
Package managerPacman
Platformsx86, x86-64, aarch64
Kernel typeMonolithic kernel (Linux)
Default
user interface
Various
LicenseVarious
Official websiteblackarch.org

BlackArch is a penetration testing distribution based on Arch Linux that provides a large amount of cyber security tools. It is an open-source distro created specially for penetration testers and security researchers. The repository contains more than 2700 tools that can be installed individually or in groups. BlackArch Linux is compatible with existing Arch Linux installs.[1][2]

Overview[edit]

BlackArch is similar in usage to both Parrot OS and Kali Linux when fully installed. A critical difference between the other distributions and BlackArch, however, is that BlackArch does not provide a desktop environment but provides a lot of Window Managers preconfigured. Similar to Kali and Parrot, BlackArch can be burned to an ISO image and run as a live system.[1] BlackArch can also be installed as an unofficial user repository on any current Arch installation.[3]

Packages[edit]

BlackArch currently contains 2743 packages and tools, along with their dependencies.[4] BlackArch is developed by a small number of cyber security specialists and researchers that add the packages as well as dependencies needed to run these tools.


Tools categories within the BlackArch distribution (Counting date: 15 September 2021):[4]


1) blackarch-anti-forensic: 2 tools[5]

2) blackarch-automation: 104 tools[6]

3) blackarch-automobile: 3 tools[7]

4) blackarch-backdoor: 48 tools[8]

5) blackarch-binary: 68 tools[9]

6) blackarch-bluetooth: 25 tools[10]

7) blackarch-code-audit: 28 tools[11]

8) blackarch-cracker: 160 tools[12]

9) blackarch-crypto: 72 tools[13]

10) blackarch-database: 6 tools[14]

11) blackarch-debugger: 15 tools[15]

12) blackarch-decompiler: 17 tools[16]

13) blackarch-defensive: 44 tools[17]

14) blackarch-disassembler: 19 tools[18]

15) blackarch-dos: 29 tools[19]

16) blackarch-drone: 4 tools[20]

17) blackarch-exploitation: 174 tools[21]

18) blackarch-fingerprint: 30 tools[22]

19) blackarch-firmware: 4 tools[23]

20) blackarch-forensic: 124 tools[24]

21) blackarch-fuzzer: 83 tools[25]

22) blackarch-hardware: 6 tools[26]

23) blackarch-honeypot: 16 tools[27]

24) blackarch-ids: 1 tool[28]

25) blackarch-keylogger: 3 tools[29]

26) blackarch-malware: 33 tools[30]

27) blackarch-misc: 128 tools[31]

28) blackarch-mobile: 43 tools[32]

29) blackarch-networking: 166 tools[33]

30) blackarch-nfc: 1 tool[34]

31) blackarch-packer: 2 tools[35]

32) blackarch-proxy: 33 tools[36]

33) blackarch-radio: 13 tools[37]

34) blackarch-recon: 33 tools[38]

35) blackarch-reversing: 40 tools[39]

36) blackarch-scanner: 294 tools[40]

37) blackarch-sniffer: 46 tools[41]

38) blackarch-social: 54 tools[42]

39) blackarch-spoof: 16 tools[43]

40) blackarch-stego: 11 tools[44]

41) blackarch-tunnel: 24 tools[45]

42) blackarch-voip: 22 tools[46]

43) blackarch-webapp: 284 tools[47]

44 blackarch-windows: 130 tools[48]

45) blackarch-wireless: 82 tools[49]

46) cracking [zip/7z/rar]: 1 tool; obevilion

47) Uncategorized tools: 3 tools; didier-stevens-suite, python-search-engine-parser, python-yara-rednaga

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "BlackArch Linux - Penetration Testing Distribution". BlackArch Linux. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  2. ^ Barrow (September 25, 2017). "Exploring Kali Linux Alternatives: How to Get Started with BlackArch, a More Up-to-Date Pentesting Distro". WonderHowTo. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  3. ^ "Downloads BlackArch". Retrieved 2020-07-03.
  4. ^ a b "Tools in BlackArch". BlackArch. Retrieved August 6, 2021.
  5. ^ "Anti-forensic tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  6. ^ "Automation tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  7. ^ "Automobile tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  8. ^ "Backdoor tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  9. ^ "Binary tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  10. ^ "Bluetooth tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  11. ^ "Code-audit tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  12. ^ "Cracker tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  13. ^ "Crypto tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  14. ^ "Database tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  15. ^ "Debugger tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  16. ^ "Cracker decompiler". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  17. ^ "Defensive tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  18. ^ "Disassembler tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  19. ^ "Dos tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  20. ^ "Drone tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  21. ^ "Exploitation tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  22. ^ "Fingerprint tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  23. ^ "Firmware tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  24. ^ "Forensic tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  25. ^ "Fuzzer tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  26. ^ "Hardware tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  27. ^ "Honeypot tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  28. ^ "Ids tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  29. ^ "Keylogger tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  30. ^ "Malware tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  31. ^ "Misc tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  32. ^ "Mobile tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  33. ^ "Networking tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  34. ^ "Nfc tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  35. ^ "Packer tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  36. ^ "Proxy tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  37. ^ "Radio tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  38. ^ "Recon tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  39. ^ "Reversing tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  40. ^ "Scanner tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  41. ^ "Sniffer tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  42. ^ "Social tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  43. ^ "Spoof tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  44. ^ "Steganography tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  45. ^ "Tunnel tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  46. ^ "Voip tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  47. ^ "Webapp tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  48. ^ "Windows tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  49. ^ "Wireless tools". blackarch.org. Retrieved 2021-09-15.

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