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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:50 PM

A new text bomb threatens Apple devices, a single character can crash any apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac

Researchers discovered a new dangerous text bomb that crashes Apple devices, only a single character of the Indian Telugu language could create the chaos. A new 'text bomb' threatens Apple devices, just a single character of the Indian alphabet...

February 16, 2018  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Hacking  Mobile  

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#2 TheSentinel

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:54 PM

Please read in addition too:

 

February 16, 2018 , 2:44 pm
Apple Rushes Fix for Latest ‘Text Bomb’ Bug As Abuse Spreads
by Tom Spring

Categories: Hacks, Mobile Security, Vulnerabilities, Web Security    

Apple said it is working on a fix for the latest text bomb bug that crashes a number of iOS and Mac apps that display specific Telugu language characters.  

More:
https://threatpost.c...spreads/129987/