Wednesday, May 27, 2015

This Single String of Text Can Crash Your iPhone’s Messages App

If you’ve got an iPhone, and a particularly obnoxious group of friends, you might want to avoid checking your text messages today.

That’s because a new exploit has been found that lets someone send you a specific line of text that can crash your iPhone’s Messages app, and in some cases crash the phone entirely.

We’re going to show the string of text as an image here, so that you and your nasty friends can’t just copy it down and freeze each other’s phones. If you really want to see the code, you can just find it on Reddit, or Twitter with a quick search. Click through to see the text: 

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