“The operating system is one of the important features of computer,but are all of them are secure?NO. its just not only windows vs linux vs OS they are many more which should be used for hacking.”

1)Kali Linux:

Develop by Offensive Security as the rewrite of Back Track, Kali Linux distro top’s our list of the best operating system for hacking purposes. This Debianbased operating system comes with 600+ pre installed pen testing tools that make your security toolbox really good.
Different platforms like ARM(ARM Processor) and V M ware(virtual machine). For an forensic job, this top hacking operating system(OS) comes with an live boot capability that provides a excellent environment for vulnerability.

2)Parrot Security OS:

Debian-based Parrot Security OS(operating system) is developed by Frozenbox team. This cloud-friendly Linux distribution is designed for ethical hacking, pen testing, computer forensics, ethical hacking, cryptography etc. Compared to others OS, Parrot OS promises a less weight OS that is highly efficient. Along with its plethora of legally recognized tools, you will also get the opportunity to work and surf anonymously.
For those who don’t know Parrot Security OS, its is a mixture of Frozen box OS and Kali Linux. The OS uses Kali linux repos for updating its tools, but it has its own repo for storing the custom packets. It comes with a MATE desktop environment and the powerful interface is derived from famous Gnome 2. This is a high customisable hacking operating system also comes with a strong community support.

3)Back Box:

Back Box Linux is an Ubuntu-based operating system(OS) with its focus on security assmentas. Back Box Linux comes with a wide range of security tools analysis that help you in web applications analysis, network analysis and many more. This is speed and easy to use hackers favorite Linux distro comes with a complete desktop environment tools. The software repos of the hacking tools in this hacking operating system(OS) are regularly updated with the most stable version.

4)Samurai Web Testing Framework:

Samurai Web Testing Framework is basically a Linux environment that comes fully pre-configured to work as a web peneteration testing platform. The framework contains multiple free and open source hacking tools for detecting vulnerabilities in a websites. It’s actually called the best operating system for Web Penetration Testing.

5)Pentoo Linux:

Pentoo is a pentesting operating system(OS) that is available as a both 32 and 64-bit installable Live on CD. This XFCE-based distro comes with persistence supports that allows you to save all the changes you make before running off an USB stick.

This excellent hacking operating system comes with a huge wide variety of tools that fall under categories like Exploit, Cracker, Database etc. This Gentoo derivative acquires the Gentoo Hardened feature set that brings an additional control and configurations.

6)DEFT Linux:

Linux distribution DEFT (DigEvidence and Forensic Toolkitital) . It’s a based on Ubuntu and built around DART (Digital Advanced Response Toolkit) software. It comes with many popular forensic tools, documents that can be used by hackers, pen-testing, IT security specialists, and other.


Ciane is an Ubuntu based security-focused distribution that is available on live disk. It can also be run from the harddisk after the installation. This Linux distro comes with an wide range of tools to help you in the system forensics.
Caine comes with an large number of database, forensics, and network analysis applications. This distribution of ethical hacking also features common applications like web browsers, email clients, document editors and many more for usual computing purposes.

8)BlackArch Linux:

BlackArch Linux is available as complete Linux distro for security researcher and ethical hacking. It is derived from Arch Linux and one can install the BlackArch Linux components with it.
The constantly growing reputation of this useful operating system(OS) for hacking purposes is stuffed with more than 1400+ tools that are tested before being added to the codebase.


Bugtraq is avialable in Debian, Ubuntu, and OpenSuSe.It is famous for its electronic mailing lists that is purely dedicated to computer security. The issues are that they are covered with vulnerability discussion, security-related announcements, exploitation methods and some minor issues. Bugtraq Team consists of experienced ethical hackers and developers that offer a great service for pentesters.

10)Fedora Security Spin:

Fedora Operating Security Spin System acts as an safe test environment for working on security purpose, system rescue, and teaching purpose. It is maintained by a community of security testers and developers. Powered by the popular XFCE Desktop Environment, it comes with all the important security tools you will need. It has firewalls, network analyzer, password cracker, intrusion prevention, forensics, password tools, and many more. Some of the featured applications in this Linux distro for hacking are Etherape, Ettercap, Medusa, Nmap, Scap-workbench, Skipfish and many more.


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