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How To Make a Bootable Backtrack CD / USB

Zahri Kahoor | Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | |




Backtrack comes with the highest rated and acclaimed Linux security distribution to date. BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing arsenal that aids security professionals in the ability to perform assessments in a purely native environment dedicated to hacking.
Regardless if you’re making BackTrack you Install BackTrack, boot it from a Live DVD or thumbdrive, the penetration distribution has been customized down to every package, kernel configuration, script and patch solely for the purpose of the penetration tester.


BackTrack is intended for all audiences from the most savvy security professionals to early newcomers to the information security field. BackTrack promotes a quick and easy way to find and update the largest database of security tools collection to-date. Our community of users range from skilled penetration testers in the information security field, government entities, information technology, security enthusiasts, and individuals new to the security community.
Feedback from all industries and skill levels allows us to truly develop a solution that is tailored towards everyone and far exceeds anything ever developed both commercially and freely available. The project is funded by Offensive Security. Whether you’re hacking wireless, exploiting servers, performing a web application assessment, learning, or social-engineering a client, BackTrack is the one-stop-shop for all of your security needs.

 

Today i will teach how to boot backtrack from CD/Usb .This method might come very handy when you are in schools, offices where you cant install third party software's . Backtrack is a Linux distro with all  the essential tools required for penetration testing this makes it a  must have Arsenal for every pentester .

How To Boot Backtrack From CD/USB
 
Follow the steps given below to make a bootable Backtrack CD/Usb



Things we need


1. First thing we need is Backtrack ISO .You can download the latest version of backtrack from Here



2. Universal USB installer used for usb conversion .You can download it from Here



3. Power ISO used for extracting the ISO files .You can download it from Here 


Making a Bootable Backtrack CD



1. First Install Power ISO and open it .Now open the Backtrack ISO file which we downloaded earlier by going to file ----->open -------->"Your destination of the backtrack ISO file "




2. Now insert a blank CD/DVD into the burner .Now click the Burn button and follow the on screen instructions once complected burning you can use the CD to boot Backtrack


Making a Bootable Backtrack USB



1. Open Universal USB Installer .Select the backtrack version , Backtrack ISO file and USB

drive and click Create



 2. Follow the on screen instructions .once completed you can boot Backtrack from Usb


If  you have any doubts please be free to comment...!!!!




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