Parrot 4.4: Parrot Security OS (or ParrotSec) is a Debian-based GNU / Linux distribution. Developed for Penetration Tests (Computer Security), Vulnerability and Mitigation Assessment, Computer Forensics and Anonymous Surfing. Created by the Italian Frozenbox team.
ParrotSec or Parrot Security OS offers many tools for content analysis on the web and computer systems. It is a workshop for Digital Forensics, with legally recognized tools that work with cryptography, offering many possibilities. In addition, it allows you to surf and work anonymously.
Parrοt 4.4 is based on its trial distribution Debian GNU / Linux 10 "Buster", and uses Debian Testing repositories. with a customized linux for more security 4.18.10 Kernel. Distribution is a rolling release.
Parrot 4 comes with the latest kernel fixes for vulnerabilities meltdown and spectra.
The new distribution, in addition to kernel security updates, improves the stability of the installer, updates many security tools, and brings some necessary improvements to graphics.
The interface is MATE, a fork of Gnome 2, and the default display manager is a LightDM.
The program is certified to run on systems that have at least 265Mb RAM and is suitable for both 32bit (i386) and 64bit (amd64).
It also has a special version that works on old 32bit machines (486). In addition, the program is available for armel and armhf architectures. It also has a version (32bit and 64bit) developed for servers to perform Cloud pentesting.
The new version is not yet announced on the official website, but those interested can download the ISO from the link below. The link to the release notes generally refers to the 4 version.