KALI – How to turn your Android Mobile into a hacking terminal – NetHunter
The developers of one of the most advance open source operating system for penetration testing, ‘KALI Linux‘ have announced yesterday the release of a new Kali project, known as NetHunter, that runs on a Google Nexus device.
Kali Linux is an open source Debian-based operating system for penetration testing and forensics, which is maintained and funded by Offensive Security, a provider of world-class information security training and penetration testing services. It comes wrapped with a collection of penetration testing and network monitoring tools used for testing of software privacy and security.
After making its influence in hacker and security circles, Kali Linux has now been published with Kali Nethunter, a version of the security suite for Android devices. The tool is a mobile distribution designed to compromise systems via USB when installed and run on an Android phone.
Kali Linux NetHunter project provides much of the power to Nexus users, those running the NetHunter penetration testing platform can now launch attacks including Teensy keyboard via HID style attacks and BadUSB man-in-the-middle (MITM) networking attacks via USB human interface device (HID), wireless 802.11 frame injection, and could setup evil access points in a single click.