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Parrot 4.3 Release Notes

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Parrot 4.3 is now available for download. This release provides security and stability updates and is the starting point for our plan to develop an LTS edition of Parrot.   Our plans for Parrot LTS We are working on a Parrot LTS branch, a long term support, release-based distribution to provide long term reliability to […]

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Parrot 4.2.2 release notes

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We are proud to announce the release of Parrot 4.2. It was a very problematic release for our team because of the many important updates under the hood of a system that looks almost identical to its previous release, except for a new background designed by Federica Marasà and a new graphic theme (ARK-Dark).   […]

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Parrot 4.2 beta

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Parrot 4.2 is almost ready   Parrot 4.2 Development Discussion Parrot 4.2 Beta Testers Program Download links for the beta images are available in the beta testers program page   The final release date will be scheduled soon, stay tuned!

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Parrot 4.0 release notes

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Parrot 4.0 is now available for download. The development process of this version required a lot of time, and many important updates make this release an important milestone in the history of our project. This release includes all the updated packages and bug fixes released since the last version (3.11), and it marks the end […]

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Parrot 3.11 release notes

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Parrot 3.11 is now available for download. This new release introduces many improvements and security fixes compared to the previous versions. It includes by default all the spectre/meltdown security patches currently available and an updated version of the Linux 4.14 kernel. A new car hacking menu now contains a collection of useful open source tools […]

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meltdown/spectre security patches

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Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically not permitted to read data from other programs, a malicious program can exploit Meltdown and Spectre to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other […]

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Parrot 3.10 is out

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We are proud to announce the release of Parrot 3.10, the latest version of our security oriented GNU/Linux distribution. The first big news is the introduction of a full firejail+apparmor sandboxing system to proactively protect the OS by isolating its components with the combination of different tecniques. The first experiments were already introduced in Parrot […]

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Firefox 57 lands on Parrot

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We are proud to announce the release of Firefox 57 in our stable branch. It includes the new quantum engine that makes it a very fast and powerful browser. Read the official release note for more info: Firefox 57.0 Release Notes

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Apt 1.6 with seccomp support

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Julian Andres Klode has recently released a new version of APT, the advanced debian package manager, with some interesting new features. The most important feature is the seccomp support, to allow only a restricted set of syscalls to be executed by apt, making the package manager more secure and reliable. For more details, please visit the […]

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Parrot 3.9 release notes

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Parrot 3.9 is now ready, and it includes some important new features that were introduced to make the system more secure and reliable. The most important feature is the new sandbox system, introduced to protect many applications from 0day attacks out of the box. The sandbox is based on firejail, a suid program which is […]