WhatsApp: Dangerous text message Smartphones completely crash

By Sarah Adam Apple Users are currently the victim of a text message that brings in the receipt of iPhones and iPads to crash. The message contains characters

WhatsApp: Dangerous text message Smartphones completely crash

By Sarah Adam

Apple Users are currently the victim of a text message that brings in the receipt of iPhones and iPads to crash. The message contains characters in the language of Sindhi, in the midst of this mostly Italian Emoji-flag is located. However, some Users report a similar message with a different Emoji-flag (see Twitter Post below) that brings your device to crash.

That the Smartphone or Tablet runs out after the reception of the Message simple, but not on the touch screen is not responding, is equally.

WhatsApp message puts iPhones and iPads lame

where the message originates, it is so far unclear. Conjectures that the Text originally came from a chat group of the Messenger service Telegram. In the meantime, spread the message, however, strongly in the social networks, so that the message has already been sent via WhatsApp, Twitter, iMessage, and co., and the devices in the short term paralyzes.

a new phenomenon, it is not the "text bomb". In past years, a rate similar texts referenced again and again in the social media; a dangerous E-Mail, which causes a serious security gap in Apple-users, is currently even more of a concern for users.

reboot crash should fix

An official security patch from Apple is so far. Using the latest Beta Version of iOS 13.4.5 the bug should be fixed, however this Update is not offered more widely. Preventive User can disable up to the Release of a new iOS-Updates to your Push notifications on their devices.

you Have received such a message, it should work Apple device to a conventional restart. This is not the case, so you can also perform a Hard Reset – how this works, you will learn in this practical tip.

Also interesting: Apple users should with massive security flaw: iPhone-Mail-App is not in use

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Updated Date: 21 May 2020, 23:26

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