Parrot Security OS is a security-oriented operating system, which is designed for infiltration testing, computer forensics, reverse engineering, attack, cloud penetration testing, privacy / anonymous, password, and other occasions. The release is based on Debian, which features the MATE desktop environment and developed by the Frozen box network.
Always updated, frequently released and fully sandboxed! Everything is under your complete control.
- Free (as in freedom)
Feel free to get the system, share with anyone, read the source code and change it as you want!
this system is made to respect your freedom, and it ever will be.
We care about resources consumption, and the system has proven to be extremely lightweight and run surprisingly fast even on very old hardware or with very limited resources.
The developer teams announce the release of Parrot Security OS 4.6, a security-oriented operating system designed for penetration testing, computer forensics, reverse engineering, attacks, cloud penetration testing, privacy/anonymity, passwords and more. The distribution is based on Debian, which features the MATE desktop environment and was developed by the Frozen box network.
- offer both MATE and KDE images for the Home and Security editions.
- APT now enforces https
- a new, ultra, awesome visual experience.The desktop-base and parrot-wallpapers also received some love and are updated to reflect
such changes including the new Parrot appearance.
- Improved drivers support:includes the Linux 4.19 kernel which contains several security patches, performance improvements, and better hardware support. Moreover, Parrot 4.6 features important updates for Broadcom and other wireless chipset manufacturers, and the Nvidia drivers were updated to the latest 410 version with better Quadro support.
How to upgrade
sudo parrot-upgrade or sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade