Bug That Arrives in a Text is Making iPhones Crash
A bug in the form a text message is causing iPhones to crash.
A text message with the words ‘effective’ and ‘power’, and some Arabic text is causing mayhem among iPhone users.
When an iPhone user opens this text message, the phone shuts down and can be turned back on only when a particular cure text message is sent to the phone.
According to Reddit discussions, this bug can enter an iPhone through WhatsApp text messages as well.
Safe mode may not save your iPhone from this bug, but not opening the message will.
We are aware of an iMessage issue caused by a specific series of unicode characters and we will make a fix available in a software update.
— Apple to Frontline
People are having fun threatening their contacts with the bug text message while some claim to have found the solution to it.
If you an iPhone user, beware of such text messages.
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