Kali Linux is a favorite operating system for digital forensics and penetration testing professionals. We want to highlight the top five tools that can be found in this handy operating system. Kali Linux allows you to tackle tasks such as encryption, password cracking, forensic analysis, wireless network attacks, reverse engineering malware, vulnerability assessment/testing and a whole lot more.
Digital forensics with Kali Linux
Digital forensics is a branch of forensic science that deals with the recovery and analysis of material from computers, cell phones, storage media or any other device that processes information. Kali Linux comes preinstalled with software that can help you to accomplish many basic digital forensics tasks. We will review some basics about the top tools for digital forensics on Kali Linux.
Each tool will help you to accomplish a specific forensic task for you to work on an investigation. There are many more tools available in Kali Linux, so be sure to check out some of our other articles if you want to find out more.
There are tons of tools and applications that are designed with digital forensics in mind. Tasks such as disk imaging, memory image analysis and file carving are all possible