PwnPi is a Linux-based penetration testing dropbox distribution for the Raspberry Pi. It currently has 200+ network security tools pre-installed to aid the penetration tester. It is built a stripped down version of the Debian Wheezy image from the Raspberry Pi foundation’s website and uses Openbox as the window manager. PwnPi can be easily setup to send reverse connections from inside a target network by editing a simple configuration file.

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Before buying a sdcard for your raspberry, you should check the list with verified peripherals. Some sd-cards cant be used. They get an -110 mmc0 timeout error.

Insert sd card and start win32 diskimager. Select sdcard-device and the pwnpi image. Select md5hash to generate files hashsum before flash

After that click ‚write‘ to start coyping files to sdcard. The card will be formated.


A sdcard will look like this, after flashing is done. You can only see the fat32 partition. Ext3 and swap are not supported by windows.

Now plug sdcard into the sdcard-slot on your raspberry and boot it up.

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