The parrot Security OS (or ParrotSec) is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian. Developed for penetration testing (security computers), Vulnerability and Mitigation Assessment, computer Forensics and Anonymous Surfing. Created by the Italian Frozenbox Team.
ParrotSec or Parrot Security OS offers many tools for analysis web content and computer systems. It is a forensics lab for digital use, with legally recognized tools that work with cryptography, offering many possibilities. In addition, it allows you to surf and work anonymously.
The Parrot is based on Debian's robust Jessie distribution, with a custom 4.xx kernel for Linux security. Distribution is a rolling release.
The new version is called CyberSloop and comes with an update Linux Kernel in the 4.8 version.
The program is certified to run on systems that have at least 265Mb of RAM and is suitable for both 32bit (i386) and 64bit (amd64). It also has a special version that works on old 32bit (486) machines. Additionally, the program is available for armel and armhf architectures. It also has a version (32bit and 64bit) developed for servers to realize Cloud pentesting.
The development team has not exactly identified the frequency of official releases, but according to the changelog of the releases that have already been released, the distribution frequency is monthly.
The new Parrot Security OS 3.4.1 is here. You can download it from the following links:
Parrot-full-3.4.1_amd64.iso 02-Jan-2017 04:31 4G
Parrot-full-3.4.1_i386.iso 02-Jan-2017 02:38 4G
Parrot-lite-3.4.1_amd64.iso 01-Jan-2017 23:07 1G
Parrot-lite-3.4.1_i386.iso 01-Jan-2017 22:51 1G
Parrot-netboot-3.4.1_amd64.iso 02-Jan-2017 13:19 37M
Parrot-netboot-3.4.1_i386.iso 02-Jan-2017 13:19 35M
Parrot-studio-3.4.1_amd64.iso 02-Jan-2017 04:25 2G
signed-hashes.txt 15-Jan-2017 13:08 7562