Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Linode + Kali Linux: Added security for cloud instances

The popular open-source Linux distribution, Kali Linux, specialized for penetration testing, ethical hacking and security auditing, can now be used by Linode customers.

Getting Kali Linux on Linode

The infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform provider, recently acquired by Akamai, offers two ways to get Kali:

  • A bare-install version in the form of an official Kali distribution (without a GUI and tools) that can be deployed on any Linode compute instance and used via a command line interface
  • A Kali Linux Marketplace app (with an XFCE user interface, a full suite of tools, and various additional options)

Getting the app allows for more customization:

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