Beware: Apple iMessage 'text bomb' can cause your iPhone to crash
19 January, 2018, 02:07 | Author: Juana Mckenzie
Security researchers have warned about a devastating text bomb SMS that if opened will crash any iPhone or iPad. Sending the "chaiOS" link can cause the recipient's Apple product to crash even if the recipient doesn't click on it, computer security analyst Graham Cluley writes on his blog.
While Masri's proof-of-concept webpage was originally hosted on GitHub, the site has since taken down the page and his account was temporarily suspended (it has since been reinstated).
A new bug was recently discovered by Twitter user Abraham Masri. According to BuzzFeed News, which first reported this issue, the system can crash without the user even clicking on the link or opening the message in question.
Masri warned in the post: "Do not use it for bad stuff". Meanwhile, keep an eye on the upcoming software update released by Apple that patches the bug.
Techs at 9to5Mac tested the bug and found that it does indeed crash the entire device in many instances. The only reason he chose to go public is that Apple ignored his bug reports.
He says the fault is "more of a nuisance than something that will lead to data being stolen from your computer or a malicious hacker being able to access your files".
Pat Shurmur leaving Minnesota Vikings for the Big Apple Shurmur, who previously coached the Browns, would be a low-wattage hire, but his reputation has remained strong in league circles. He was Philadelphia's quarterbacks coach when the Eagles played in the Super Bowl against New England in the 2004 season.
It is very important for Apple to roll out a fix in the next iOS that could help in a quick sanitization of any links that generate previews.
In 2015 Apple has already faced a same issue when iMessage was brought down by a string of Unicode characters. We're hopeful that apart from iOS 11.2.5, Apple will implement the same fixes in macOS as well with the release of High Sierra 10.3.3 some time later this month.
Qatar fighter jets intercept 2 flights: UAE Qatar's stock exchange dropped some 2.5 per cent in trading on Monday, one of its biggest jolts since the crisis began. Later in the day, WAM said a second passenger plane en route to Bahrain was also intercepted by Qatari fighter jets.
Kohli said personal milestones don't matter to him if the team is losing at the post-match ceremony in Centurion . In the 19th ball of the morning, Cheteshwar Pujara (19) was run out for the second time in the match.
Murphy, who like Kennedy grew up in MA , also served several years under the Obama administration as ambassador to Germany . An ex-Goldman Sachs executive and former US ambassador to Germany , Murphy, a Democrat, takes the reins from former Gov.
The stone was discovered in Letseng mine by Gem Diamonds , a United Kingdom miner with operations in Botswana and Lesotho. Several of the world's largest finished diamonds were cut from it and incorporated into Britain's Crown Jewels.
Barbour, his public defender, asked if the judge would reconsider Bracamontes' competency to stand trial, but the judge declined. In addition to killing the two deputies, Bracamontes is accused of injuring a third deputy and shooting a motorist in the head.
Authorities say a man suspected of shooting four law enforcement officers in SC also fired at a police helicopter and damaged it. South Carolina Law Enforcement Division agents and Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., police participated in the search.
"I think if the Syrian people could be able to solve alone its problems, it would probably be much better", he said. Bozdag reiterated Ankara's demand that Washington cease its "inexplicable" and "unacceptable" support of the YPG.
Santnagouder, and they directed the Maharashtra government to give all documents related to the judge's death to the petitioners. Venugopal to claim that the crisis in the country's top court "has been settled". "There is nothing left", Mishra said.
The footage, which went viral, shows the 16-year-old slapping an Israeli officer and punching a soldier next to him in the face. The Israeli military claims the residents of Ms Tamimi's Palestinian village threw rocks at Israeli soldiers.
It trawls 70,000 portraits from museums and galleries around the world to find the face that best matches any portrait or selfie. Arguably, the app should match all users with art depicting Narcissus staring into his own reflection , but hey, it looks fun.
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Croix County medical examiner since 2011 and has served as a leader on local mental health- and addiction-related initiatives. Sheila Harsdorf held the seat from 2001 until November when she resigned to become Walker's agriculture secretary.
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But Rashidi believes that demand is still too high to suggest that more USA exports could hurt OPEC members' share of the market. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at $64.25 a barrel, up 28 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last settlement.
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Walmart to shutter 63 Sam's Club stores
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Emirates is by far the A380's largest customer having taken on more than 100 of its total orders for 142 superjumbos. Airbus is facing multiple corruption investigations, notably in Britain, France and Austria.