Kali Linux 2023.1 released – and so is Kali Purple!

OffSec has released Kali Linux 2023.1, the latest version of its popular penetration testing and digital forensics platform, and the release is accompanied by a big surprise: a technical preview of Kali Purple, a “One stop shop for blue and purple teams.”

“We are making defensive security accessible to everyone. No expensive licenses required, no need for commercial grade infrastructure, no writing code or compiling from source to make it all work Just download Kali Purple and do your thing,” OffSec says.

An attack script builder / framework for automated attacks A Kali Purple Hub so the community can share things like Kali Autopilot scripts for blue teaming exercises.

More information about it can be found in the community wiki, but OffSec says its perfect for learning, practicing SOC analysis and threat hunting, security control design and testing, blue / red / purple teaming exercises, and blue vs. red competitions.

Kali NetHunter got support for some new devices and ROMs, and Kali ARM for the Radxa Zero SBC board.

Kali Linux 2023.1 can be downloaded or you can update your existing installation to this version.

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