The Caine 2.0 forensic distribution
Caine is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 10.04 for forensic scientists and security-conscious administrators. Poised to do battle against IT ne’er-do-wells, Caine has a comprehensive selection of software, a user-friendly GUI, and responsive support.
In 2007, IT systems were compromised with the Russian hacking framework MPack , infecting masses of servers, mostly at data centers in Italy. A short time later, 10 Italian open source developers fought back and launched the forensics CD Caine (Computer-Aided Investigative Environment). The Live CD is designed to capture images and analyze compromised systems on site. The most recent version is 2.0 .
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