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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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PSA: WPA2 Key Reinstallation Attack fix released

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Parrot Security Advisory: WPA packages updated! We are happy to announce that the wpa source package that provides wpasupplicant, hostapd and wpagui is now updated to version 2.4-1.1 and it is available in our stable repository upgrade the system now to fix the WPA2 protocol implementation the updated packages can be manually downloaded from https://archive.parrotsec.org/parrot/pool/main/w/wpa […]

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Linux 4.8.11 released

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our kernel team is proud to announce the the release of our new linux kernel 4.8.11, while testing builds of linux 4.9 will be available soon   to install the new kernel make sure that you have our linux metapackages already installed (linux-image-amd64 or linux-image-686-pae) and upgrade your system with sudo apt update && sudo […]

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New linux 4.7.6 kernel released

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Linux 4.7.6 is now our default kernel, it fixes some security bugs and comes with some improvements   Upgrade your parrot system to get it   Follow our documentation page to learn how to download the source code and compile your custom build