The Parrot Security OS (ή ParrotSec) is a distribution GNU / Linux based on Debian. Developed for penetration testing (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 analyzing web content and computer systems. It is a laboratory for Forensics digital use, with legally recognized tools that work with cryptography, offering many possibilities. In addition, it allows you to surf and work anonymously.
The program is certified to run on systems that have at least 265Mb of RAM and is suitable for both 32bit (i386) as well as for 64bit (amd64). It also has a special version that works on old machines 32bit (486). In addition, the program is available for armel and armhf architectures. It has another version (32bit and 64bit) developed for servers to perform 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.