IPA based Keen Jailbreak tool has just released to jailbreak iOS 11.1.1 version. Previously, Keen Lab team successfully jailbroken iOS 11 and iOS 10.3.2 versions using same Keen IPA based method and it properly worked up to iOS 11.1. However currently this method not compatible to Jailbreak iOS 11.2 beta versions.
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.
You can download the iOS 11.1.1KeenLab jailbreak tool from here. Use following step guides to complete the KeenLab jailbreak demo version. This method compatible with iOS 11.1, iOS 11.0.3,iOS 11.0.2, and iOS 11.
Download Cydia Impactor according to your operating system (Windows/Mac).
Turn off Find my iPhone during the jailbreak process only.
Disable touch ID and Passcode during the Jailbreak process only.
Step 01 - Connect your device to the PC using USB Cabel. Open the Cydia impactor.
Step 02 - Cydia Impactor will detect your device and Drag the Keen IPA into the Cydia Impactor.
Step 03 - Now it will ask your Apple ID and Password. Enter the details.
Step 04 - Then Keen IPA begin to install to your device. It will take some time to complete the process. Once done, Keen IPA app will be available on your device homescreen.
Step 05 - You need to trust the app before opening it. Go to Settings --> General --> Profile and device management --> trust the app.
Step 06 - Now go back to home screen. Open the Keen IPA app. Click on the jailbreak button to start the jailbreak process.
Step 07 - Once complete the jailbreak process your device will reboot automatically.
Step 08 - Finally you can find the Cydia on your device homescreen.
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 demonstrated three successfully 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 keen team still not confirmed whether they release or not jailbreak iOS 11.1.1 to the public. Most probably they will release tool version under the Keen team label, or they will sell to another team. If not, any jailbreak team can develop the exploit that they used to jailbreak the iOS 11.1.1 running iPhone X. However, we can predict that they will be release the Jailbreak tool as soon as possible.
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.