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Offline Antus67

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By: Thursday, February 15, 2018 Wang Wei

Only a single character can crash your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Outlook for iOS, and Gmail.

First spotted by Italian Blog Mobile World, a potentially new severe bug affects not only iPhones but also a wide range of Apple devices, including iPads, Macs and even Watch OS devices running the latest versions of their operating software.

Full Article Here:https://thehackernews.com/2018/02/crash-iphone-text.html
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Re: A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2018, 01:34:15 pm »
Interesting article. Thanks for posting Anthony.  :)
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Re: A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2018, 06:17:41 am »
That has been fixed with the latest IOS 11.2.6 Apple Update.  ;)
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