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DEFT 7 – A linux distro for forensics and more!

We stumbled across this distribution the other day while building a forensic workstation for the lab. SIFT just didn’t perform the way we wanted and DEFT seems to be rock solid out of the box with version 7 of their distro.

Check them out at

They have a draft version of their english manual as well. This distro is based on the 3.0 kernel and is snappy as heck even on somewhat older hardware. Outstanding work guys!

SecuraBit Episode 98: Adapting to Our Internet!

Please join us as we talk about cybercrime, botnets, and the ever changing internet with special guest Brian Krebs!

Our show notes are now on our wiki:

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