Jailbreak iOS 10.2: why do you want to save SHSH2 blobs right now
Developer iOS 10.1.1 Luke Todesco urged iPhone and iPad users to save the certificate blobs for iOS 10.2. About this he wrote in his microblog. It must be done ahead of the release of 10.2.1 iOS updates before Apple stops signing the OS version.
Italian designer and expert in the field of information security has recommended that anyone planning to jailbreak your device to store digital certificates SHSH2.
“Recommendation: keep blobs for iOS 10.1 / 10.2,” wrote Todesco.
Many of the subscribers there is a natural question about the imminent release of the jailbreak for iOS 10.2. However, the response of the hacker did not add optimism:
“Jailbreak for iOS 10.2 is not planning, but the OS is still vulnerable to used equipment. Therefore, it is the second contender for the burglary,” wrote the developer.
The following tweets Todesco explained that his exploit partially compatible with iOS 10.2.
“iOS 10.2 is vulnerable to my exploit KPP. Don’t have to spend a zero day exploit on it,” he said.
“Just want to say that a KPP is not enough, but I’ll work on missing components,” added hacker.
The fact that he has no plans to work on iOS 10.2, does not mean that the exploit will not work. To continue to develop can other hackers who will take advantage of the experience Luke Todesco. Previously, Chinese group Pangu used Todesco vulnerability to create a jailbreak iOS 9.x.
Recall that the Yalu jailbreak released Luke Todesco December, is only compatible with iOS 10.1.1 and earlier versions of the OS. The tool is designed for hacking the iPhone and iPad and is implemented in the form of IPA file, Yalu + Mach_Portal which needs to be downloaded to the gadget using Cydia Impactor.
Keep SHSH2 blobs for iOS 10.2 is possible according to the instructions here, or by using a free web service TSS Saver (https://tsssaver.1conan.com).