In a weird twist and for reasons unknown at the moment, the famous and perhaps infamous hacker group Anonymous has just released its own OS. As described on Source Forge Anonymous-OS Live is an ubuntu-based distribution and created for educational purposes, to checking the security of web pages. It was created under Ubuntu 11.10 and uses Mate desktop.
Anonymous created a Tumblr blog to provide updates on the development, and its About page reveals more details on the project. Perhaps to keep the developers safe, the blog actually notes that the operating system should not be used to destroy any web page. The warning, as it was awkwardly written and full of grammatical errors:
If you attack to any web page, might end up in jail because is a crime in most countries!
*** The user has total responsibility for any illegal act. ***
DuckDuckGo appears to be the default search engine for the OS and the OS comes preinstalled with these apps:
- ParolaPass Password Generator
- Find Host IP
- Anonymous HOIC
- Sql Poison
- Admin Finder
- John the Ripper
- Hash Identifier
- XChat IRC
I doubt anyone will trust Anonymous-OS to safeguard its security but if you still want to use it you can download it via this link, but do so at your own risk! Also for more screenshots of the OS visit this link to view.(Thenextweb)