Friday, June 5, 2015

iPhone crashes with just a text message

Few days back there was a news regarding iPhone crashes with a specially crafted text. Apple quickly released a workaround for iPhones, iPads and the Apple Watch, also advises the use of Siri can mitigate problems caused by the simple text attack. Company will provide the proper patch to rectify this security flaw once for all but meanwhile Apple urges users to apply workaround to keep them safe. According to firm this issue is quite similar to what they faced in the iMessage so patch will be released soon. This issue was pointed out by Reddit and Twitter users causing iOS-based devices to crash or locking the user out of the messaging application. <more>

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