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The latest iOS update fixes a glitch that would let others crash your phone with a text message

Techcrunch ---------- Last week, software developer and researcher Abraham Masri shared details of a bug that would allow others to freeze your iPhone with little more than a quick text message. Apple has just pushed out iOS 11.2.5, which patches that issue back up. This bug, the likes of which are often referred to as a “text bomb”, had a would-be attacker send a URL via text message. When the recipient’s phone started processing it for preview, the device would start doing all sorts of weird things — from freezing, to homescreen crashes, to kernel panics. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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