The developers of the Debian-based Parrot Security OS distribution have announced today, March 8, 2017, the general availability of version 3.5 of the ethical hacking and penetration testing oriented OS.
The Parrot Security OS 3.5 release comes a little over two months after the first and also the last maintenance update to the Parrot Security OS 3.4 series, and includes quite some improvements and new features, starting with native VirtualBox and VMware virtual machine guest support and the latest, long-term supported Linux 4.9.13 kernel.
“This update took a lot of time (2 months) as we have not only updated and tested many many packages from Debian, but we also tried to play with some new features and dropped some old and obsolete ones,” reads today’s announcement. “On a brighter note, native VirtualBox and VMware guest support is now included by default.”
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