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Update Z971V2.0.0B10 December 2017 Security for AT&T ZTE Blade Spark (B10)

Today AT&T started rolling a new firmware update for ZTE Blade Spark with build number Z971V2.0.0B10 (B10). The update comes with Android Security Patch for December 2017 which fixes the security vulnerabilities and bugs found in last software. Along with this update, AT&T also fixed Blueborne virus and other KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability. Now you can update ZTE Blade Spark to December 2017 Security Patch.

Talking about the specifications, ZTE Blade Spark features a 5.5-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM. The phone packs 16 GB internal memory. The camera on the ZTE Blade Spark comes with 13 MP and 5MP front shooting camera. It is backed by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3,140mAh battery.

Update Z971V2.0.0B10 December 2017 Security for AT&T ZTE Blade Spark (B10)

What’s KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability?

KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability stands for Key Reinstallation Attack which is a fundamental heart to hack the WiFi Protected Access 2 (WPA2). Recently researcher found that, by hacking the WPA2, It can act the vulnerability to decrypt traffic, hijack connections, perform man-in-the-middle attacks, and eavesdrop on communication sent from a WPA2-enabled device. To secure the device, You can install v20n to fix the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability on AT&T LG Phoenix 2.

The update is rolling via OTA (Over the air) to all the users in US AT&T carrier. If you have still not received, then don’t panic. The rollout is gradual and it takes few days or weeks to reach every user. So kindly wait for the update notification to show on your phone. You can even try our manual instructions to check for the OTA update on your phone.

According to firmware details, the update is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and this is not a major upgrade. But worth to secure your device to security vulnerabilities. We firmly recommend you to update Z971V2.0.0B10 December 2017 Security on AT&T ZTE Blade Spark. There is no information on when we will see Android Oreo update.

Firmware Details:

Here is the current update: Android 7.1.1 Nougat

  • Release date: January 3, 2018
  • Android version: 7.1.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): December 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: Z971H01
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-perf-gf35dad5
  • Build number: Z971V2.0.0B10
  • File size: 571.41MB

  • What’s new: Wi-Fi Calling, iQi wireless charging, and Advanced Messaging Backup & Sync
  • What’s changing: Android device security updates, including BlueBorne fix (on SPLs Sept. 1 and later) and KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability fix