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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 – Call for beta testers

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The first Release Candidate images are ready to be downloaded by you. Yes, you! We did our best to prepare these preview images including all the updates and the new features introduced since the last release, but now we need your help to understand how to make it even better, and of course we need […]

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Parrot 3.8 Release Notes

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What i personally love about this project is its little but awesome developers community, and this summer was more productive than ever. I am proud to announce the official release of Parrot 3.8, that introduces many new features and updates. A quick look at our changelog will immediately spot the most important changes. First of […]

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Vote Parrot as the new featured project on SourceForge

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SourceForge, one of the biggest open source hosting platforms has a list of featured projects on its homepage. The Parrot Project is up to be selected as the new SourceForge community featured project for the month of September 2017. The vote for September 2017 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and […]

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Parrot now hosting the RACHEL Archive

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Hello Parrots, we have put together a little collection of open source books about software development, IT security and computer engineering they are hosted on all our mirror servers around the world as part of the parrot archive https://archive.parrotsec.org/parrot/misc/openbooks/   Another important part of our digital archive is a custom version of the RACHEL archive, […]

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Parrot 3.7 Release Notes

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Take a Debian core and configure it to be lightweight with a classic but complete desktop environment, put a beautiful dark theme on it and modify it to have nice colors and to not stress your eyes even after many hours of work. Next step? integrate a full arsenal of tools to cover most of […]

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Parrot 3.7 release date

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We are ready to release new updated system images for Parrot 3.7.   The release is scheduled for this sunday (09/07/2017)   This new release is based on Debian 10 testing and includes a wide range of improvements and fixes, but a more detailed changelog will be provided soon in a dedicated release announcement.

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Debian and Devuan

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Some days ago we have posted a bizarre proposal on our social channels about a possible migration from Debian to Devuan to get rid of systemd and all the problems that it has brought to our environment since Parrot 2.0, and with this post we will try to explain what is happening in a more […]