Penetration testing is a form of ethical hacking in which one uses tools to see whether a system can be penetrated. This is usually done in the professional world by professional analysts, and by request of the owner of the system to be tested.

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How to install pentesting tools?

I am learning pentesting. I don't want to install BackTrack as my main OS. Instead, I'd like to install the relevant tools on my Ubuntu 12.04 system. My understanding is that it is possible to install ...