Liang Chen & Marco Grassi successfully jailbreaks iOS 12 beta 1. Earlier they demonstrated iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak as well as successfully jailbroken iOS 11.1.1, iOS 11 and iOS 10.3.2 versions using the same Keen IPA based method.
This time Liang Chen & Marco Grassi demonstrated iOS 12 Jailbreak at RECon conference in Montreal. Liang Chen has publish a youtube video of Jailbreak iOS 12 beta 1 running iPhone X via his official Twitter page. He shows the iOS versions cleary, and He launches Keen Jailbreak through the device. Finally, Cydia will appear his device homescreen.
Keen lab always hit the jailbreak community by jailbreaking latest version as soon as Apple released. This time they jailbreak the iOS 11.3.1 version at Infiltrate Security Conference which was held on 26th -27th April 2018 at Fontainebleau Hotel. Liang Chen demonstrated iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak using iPhone X. This will compatible with iOS 11.3 jailbreak too.
However, they did not mention about the public release of this Keen iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak.
Leader of Keen Security Lab Liang Chen demonstrated about “A Hacking and Security Story from Post iOS 10 to 11” at the PoC 2017. Most important thing is he jailbreak the iOS 11.1.1 version. Liang did this using iPhoneX and reveal the iPhone X Jailbreak possibility.
PoC : PoC 2017 held on 9th-10th November 2017 in Seoul, Korea. POC is an international security & hacking conference organized by Korean hackers & security experts. It was started in 2006.
KeenLab focused most important revelation for the future jailbreak at the MOSEC 2017. Co-Founder of Keen Security Lab Liang Chen revealed the Apple’s security enhancements via iOS 10 releases. Even if Apple has improved iOS kernel security on iOS 10.1, iOS 10.1.1, iOS 10.2, iOS 10.2.1, iOS 10.3, iOS 10.3.1, iOS 10.3.2, iOS 10.3.3 versions harder, he has found some of the security issues of them. According to Liang Chen, it was possible to jailbreak iOS 11 beta versions as well. He has proved all these security issues by showing system root jailbreak installing Cydia. Liang Chen successfully demonstrated three jailbroken devices as follows.
Jailbreak iOS 11 beta 2 on iPhone 7
Jailbreak iOS 10.3.2 on iPhone 6
Jailbreak iOS 10.3.2 on iPhone 7
Watch the following keen lab iOS 11/iOS 10.3.2 jailbreak demonstrate video.
The Mobile Security Conference (MOSEC) is organized by the collaboration of Pangu Team (Chinese programming team who developed Pangu jailbreak tools) and PoC (International security & hacking conference in Korea).
It was first started in 2015. MOSEC concern on the latest research topics in the field of mobile security, exchanging information between researchers and professionals.
MOSEC 2017 held on 23rd June 2017 at the Grand Kempinski Hotel, in Shanghai, China. Many security researchers deliver the speeches and demos about various topics relevant to Mobile Security in this field. Speakers are Liang Chen, Hao Chen, Wanqiao Zhang, Peter Kamensky, Luca Todesco, Yulong Zhang, Tao & WeiMax Bazaliy.PoC has experience in the field since 2006, and same Sponsors and Media Supporters are existing MOSEC 2017.
The well-known security research group, Tencent of Keen Security Lab, was converted by Keen Team in January 2016. The team concentrates on leading security research of computers/ mobile operating systems, applications, cloud computing, IOT Smart devices.
Over the past three years, Keen Security Lab has taken firm research results on mobile security and IOT security, and these are recognized by software / Internet vendors and the security community around the world.
Keen Security Lab team members have in 4 years consecutive eight winner titles in computer hacking contest of Pwn2Own As well they incorporated with Tencent PC Manager team to win Master of Pwn title in Pwn2Own 2016. As well Keen Lab awarded the Master of Pwn 2017. They demonstrated some unique exploits.
Keen_lab planned to release jailbreak tool for iOS 9. iOS 9.1 jailbreak is their first attempt. Those days they appeared as K33nTeam. Because of the Apple’s higher security, KeenTeam was unable to release any jailbreak tool for iOS 9. As well they requested to partners such as Pangu Taig to joined with them to release the new jailbreak tool. Unfortunately, no one supported to them that time. However, K33nTeam released Android PingPong Root tool for Samsung Galaxy S6 device at that stage.