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Version 2020.3 has been released!

  • CSI Linux 2020.3 is the newest re-engineered version. The Analyst and the Gateway have been merged into a single distro and several additions have been added. The SIEM is now a separate download that can be added to CSI Linux if needed or used on another system on the network.

Version 2020.2 is depreciated:

  • CSI Linux Investigator contains all 3 of the CSI Linux Virtual Machines. When you download this, it will automatically setup and load them into VirtualBox.
Default username: csi | Default password: csi

if you find bugs or have suggestions, please contact us by email or use the CSI Bug Tracker

CSI Linux 2020.3 VBox
Minimum:
8+ GB of RAM
50+ GB free disk space, suggest a lot more
2+ Cores
VirtualBox
Internet Access

CSI Linux 2020.3 Bootable
Minimum:
8+ GB of RAM
64+ GB Hard drive or USB
2+ Cores
VirtualBox
Internet Access

Previous version:
CSI Linux Investigator 2020.2 - Minimum:
8 GB of FREE RAM, suggest more...
70 GB free disk space, suggest a lot more
4 Cores
VirtualBox
Internet Access

VirtualBox: CSI Linux 2020.3 (Newest) has been packaged in a VirtualBox appliance OVA. You must install VirtualBox first, install the VirtualBox Extension Pack, then run the downloaded OVA file. This will take a few minutes to build. This is a single Virtual Machine (Gateway merged with Analyst).

Boot From a Drive Distribution: CSI Linux 2020.3 (Newest) has been packaged as a forensic copy with the tool and walkthrough to make your bootable . You must export the files from the compress package, and open the readme file. This will walk you through how to copy the image to a hard drive so you can use CSI Linux as your daily driver. For instructions on how to make your CSI Linux bootable drive, download the rar file and read the README. Watch a quick demo for creating the disk: Video!

VirtualBox: CSI Linux Investigator 2020.2 has been packaged in a VirtualBox appliance OVA. You must install VirtualBox first, install the VirtualBox Extension Pack, then run the downloaded OVA file. This will take a few minutes to build. The current appliance comes with CSI Linux Analyst, CSI SIEM, and CSI Gateway.

CSI Linux 2020.3 OVA - MD5:
81BC86489D61AD1245029B3EC87F8628
- CSI Linux 2020.3 - Dropbox
If you are stuck at 99%, please redownload and load the torrent. This should check the file and complete the torrent to 100%.
- CSI Linux 2020.3 - Torrent File (reseeded)
- CSI Linux 2020.3 - Magnet (reseeded)

CSI Linux 2020.3 Bootable DD - MD5
BA8C080B05E10B589128CD972920B849
- CSI Linux 2020 Bootable - Dropbox
- CSI Linux 2020 Bootable - Torrent
- CSI Linux 2020 Bootable - Magnet

CSI Linux SIEM 2020.3:
Install from GitHub
# git clone https://github.com/Information-Warfare-Center/CSI-SIEM.git
# cd CSI-SIEM

Follow the link and the instructions at https://github.com/Information-Warfare-Center/CSI-SIEM/blob/master/README.md

CSI Linux Investigator 2020.2 (depreciated)
CSI Linux Investigator 2020.2 - Dropbox
CSI Linux Investigator 2020.2 - Torrent