About: Kali Linux is a OS that is based off of Debian. It is the successor to Backtrak and includes many tools that are used in penetration testing. Penetration testing is the act of testing a system, network or Web application to find vulnerabilities that could be exploited. The Raspberry Pi may not be the most powerful system to do penetration testing on, but it is cheap and is very easy to use. After installing Kali Linux you can set up scripts and perform attacks in the wild, and since a Raspberry Pi is very easy to hide the low cost makes it disposable.
Objective: To install Kali Linux 2.0.1 onto a Raspberry Pi B+ Model. I will be using Linux Mint to format the SD card.
Material: You will need the following:
- Raspberry Pi
- 8GB or larger SD card. Class 10 works best on the Raspberry Pi
Instructions: I will assume you know some basic linux terminal commands. If not this guide will be very clear regardless.
You must begin my downloading the Kali Linux Image. There is a compiled image for the Raspberry Pi located at the Offensive Security website. The download page can be found here. Scroll down half way and download the image for your Raspberry Pi. At the time of writing the current version was 2.0.1. Continue Reading