Thursday, July 23, 2015

WEAKERTHAN Linux 6 RC7.22 ISO

DARK 

Dark, darkness, deep, cave-like hacker dark, dark, and more darken darkness in WEAKERTHAN Linux 6 than you have ever seen! I mean, Laurel Caverns can't even come close. This Linux is so dark and flat that it will keep your eyes glued to the beautiful screen while hacking the planet.

I got some feedback about how the darker themes in WT6 where preferred. I want Weakerthan Linux 6 to be your preferred penetration testing ISO over any other. I want WT6 to be slim, sleek, fast, and sexy. I have minimal-ized and flattened images and themes to keep them tiny. So, please, pretty please keep emailing me the comments and suggestions! Or just post them here! Thank you all for the feedback so far!


Chrome Tools

I have fully tested and added/removed more tools for web application penetration testing into Google Chrome. In fact, I have also added some experimental hacking features and even dark themes for not only web pages (I mean ALL web pages will be dark like you see in the Wikipedia.org screenshot above), but even a dark theme to the developer tools! You can easily dsiable this if it is not working correctly by hitting this button in the browser bar:

 I also fixed the issue about downloading files to the /root/Downloads directory by simply making the /home/weaknet/Downloads file a symbolic link to it and made it writable by the user "weaknet". This allows me to run Chrome a s a non-root user in the /root directory transparently. If you'd like to see some great videos on web penetration testing using Google Chrome in WEAKERTHAN Linux 6, please check out the YouTube playlist I made for the Capture the Flag challenge (2) offered by InfosecInstitute.com


Application Optimizations

I have optimized almost all GUI applications to use the sexy Ubuntu font. I honestly have to say, that after all the years that I used Ubuntu, the only things that truly were memorable about it was Googling for error strings and the sexy font. So, in WT6 I have taken all of the Googling guesswork and troubleshooting out for you, and added the only thing that Ubuntu could make right; the font. I have darkened editors, debuggers, and even as you see above - Wireshark. So yeah, I have squashed a boat-load of (behind the scenes) bugs since the last release candidate!

I have also added all of your suggestions for tools and added a few of my own as well. So take some time to browse through the Fluxbox menu that I made to check them out! I added G0tmi1k's Metasploit Payload Creator application. Also the Penetration Tester's Framework is now installed by default, and the configuration is set to install the tools into /pwnt/ptf/tools/ so you can easily install any tools that you need using that tool!

ART

I am an artist. I have been since I was a child. In fact, I was just hired to illustrate a book! So, these updates will become less... #beastmode in nature. At least for a month or two. Which, now that I am thinking of it, also pushes the enrollment date back for WeakNet Academy. Sorry, I couldn't turn the offer down. Anyways, please check out the different Fluxbox themes that I made and the wallpaper selection as well.

DOWNLOAD

Here are the links to download the newest ISO. I will be removing the old ISOs from the local 80211.ninja repository to replace them with this.

ISO: wt6_beta_07222015.iso
MD5: wt6_beta_07222015.iso.md5

Thank you!

Thank you for trying WEAKERTHAN Linux. It's been 8 long years of WeakNet Labs to come to this project and I feel like it's the best thing that I have put together since then. Thank you all for following me on sites, sending emails, comments, tweets, etc.

How's that for a weekly update? :)
~Douglas

23 comments:

  1. Damn........How did I miss this one? LOL. Very awesome indeed

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  2. Looks and feels good, however needs more wifi drivers.
    Had to pop my spare hard drive into the machine this morning as I couldn't connect, and there were no cat5/6 connections.
    This Ideapad is using an Intel Pro/wireless 5100 AGN driver.

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    1. I followed this guide: https://wiki.debian.org/iwlwifi and I now have it installed into my next update. Thank you for the support and advice!! :D

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  3. Hi weakerthan based for distro what?

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    1. Use uname -v to get the kernel version. It's Debian

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    2. Yep, the BETAs usually have the stick Debian kernel. Sorry you had issues. I noticed that if I use more the 4GB of RAM with a VM it does the same thing. You can boot the ISO and install it to a VDisk which I do and works well and fast! Thank you for trying it out! Sorry for the delayed response I was at work and then sitting in traffic an hour -_- I wish I could do Weakerthan for a living!!

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    4. Just win the lottery and you'll be set for a couple years ;)

      I compiled my ALFA AWUS036AC drivers, from the ALFA website, on weakerth4n 6 and after installing them with "make install; insmod ./8821.ko; modprobe ./8821.ko; cp ./8821.ko /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/" I reboot but my usb doesn't work. lsmod doesn't show my driver loaded so I added 8821 in the /etc/modules file but it still doesn't load. I don't know why, and I have a couple other USB WiFi adapters I could try to get working but I eventually just gave up and booted up Kali to compile passwordsafe (that's finally officially supported with linux...).

      The USB WiFi adapters are:
      Cisco AE6000
      Belkin F9L100v1
      ALFA AWUS036AC (only one to support packet injection :'( )

      I have Kali linux on one partition and Weakerth4n on another, I was going to just migrate to weakerth4n but I kind of like this setup and I am going to experiment with other setup's. If you want me to test those USB WiFi adapters I will and if you have any advice it would be much appreciated lol. :D

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    5. Honestly, I have no idea man. I found this from Google: http://hackthistv.com/blog/alfa-awus036ac-how-to-install-drivers-for-linux/ Have you tried that? iwconfig shows nothing? does "dmesg" show anything about the adapter when you do the "modprobe" command? is there any log or output?

      Thanks!

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    6. So stupid people are stupid... in my /etc/modules file I put 8821 instead of 8821au... but that didn't solve my issue. I posted pictures on imgur here: http://imgur.com/MlESUzh,uymdHSa,yfebhyO,edFuMjf,sBHhrht#4 It's kind of out of order but yeah, it works on kali linux.

      So after continuing to look at log files I realize that even though the 8821au module loads, the kernel uses the 8812au module that I did not even create on my kali linux installation and further it isn't even listed in lsmod... I had the idea though to compile the kernel module for 8812au on weakerth4n low-and-behold it worked like a charm.

      So my next question is why in the hell would ALFA make a module that runs but defualts to 8812au? Beats me, also I had to disable the inverted color'd dark theme as it was killer on websites with white backgrounds :/ I'll think about customizing it later on as I did see an option in the extensions if I am not mistaken.

      Thank you for your the link, and before I bought the adapter I did come across that page but in all honesty I thought that their git pull was a modified version for >2.6 kernels and didn't make the connection that I actually had to also compile the 8812au module regardless. Learn something new everyday lol

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  4. I tried to boot from the wt6 image you provided on my older laptop running an Intel T4500 and successfully running Kali 3.18.x but the LiveUSB did not boot (blinking cursor). I first created a vm using qemu and got a successfully booting wt6 installation, so I don't know why there would be any issues as all of your previous images worked fine with older hardware. Is there anyway I can get a log or some type of debug information as to what is not loading or what is causing the boot issue?

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    1. I solved the issue by booting directly from the iso from adding a menu entry in the grub config. So if you can't boot and you have a linux installation just do that. I have no reason why the image wouldn't boot using a USB.

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    2. Also I wanted to note THAT I WAS WAITING FOR THIS for a long time :D I love debian and I love weakerth4n.

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    3. Thank you! Please let me know if you have any suggestions for drivers or apps etc!

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  5. Hey Trev. Awesome distro. Far better than Kali. I hope you are getting funding or donations from someone - so that this distro can be kept alive. I love your work. Both your art and your distro. Love you bro.

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    1. Thank you!! I don't get any funding :( I hope you are doing well and it's good to hear from you! :D

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  6. Can i install WEAKERTHAN on hard disk :-?

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    1. Yes, here is a screenshot: https://weaknetlabs.com/images/wt6installation.png

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