Monday, September 12, 2016

Installing Kali NetHunter

About the Kali NetHunter

Kali NetHunter is the mobile version of Kali Linux.  Kali Linux is an open source project that is maintained and funded by Offensive Security, a provider of world-class information security training and penetration testing services. In addition to Kali Linux, Offensive Security also maintains the Exploit Database and the free online course, Metasploit Unleashed.

Kali Linux NetHunter for Nexus and OnePlus

The Kali Linux NetHunter project is the first Open Source Android penetration testing platform for Nexus devices, created as a joint effort between the Kali community member “BinkyBear” and Offensive Security. NetHunter supports Wireless 802.11 frame injection, one-click MANA Evil Access Point setups, HID keyboard (Teensy like attacks), as well as BadUSB MITM attacks – and is built upon the sturdy shoulders of the Kali Linux distribution and toolsets. Whether you have a Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9, Nexus 10 or OnePlus One they’ve got you covered. 

Official Kali Linux NetHunter Downloads

Head over to Offensive Security's download page to get the latest official downloads for supported devices.  Follow their installation guide.  However, you are on a new version of Android than what's listed on their site, this guide is for you.

Unofficial Kali Linux NetHunter Downloads

FULL FRESH INSTALL STEPS
  1. Flash the latest Android Factory Image for your device (follow their guide about fastboot)
  2. Boot into device
  3. Complete setup wizard
  4. Flash TWRP recovery
  5. Reboot into recovery
  6. Flash kernel-nethunter-*.zip and nethunter-generic-armhf-kalifs-full-rolling.zip from idlekernel
  7. Boot into device
  8. Open the NetHunter app
  9. Use the Kali Chroot Manager to finish the installation
UPDATING TO A NEWER BUILD
  • Going from 3.0.0 and up, all you have to do is flash the new build in recovery and wipe dalvik cache.

UPDATING YOUR ROM
  • To get all your NetHunter and SuperSU functions back after flashing a new ROM, just flash the ~60 MB update-nethunter-*.zip from idlekernel.
SUPER SU