Snapchat and Twitter on iOS also affected by Messages app bug

We’ve heard about iPhones crashing whenever an Arabic text message is received in the iOS Messages app. Apparently, the bug affects the Snapchat and Twitter iOS apps as well. The news comes to us courtesy of TheGuardian. Security researcher Mikko Hypponen told the news agency that the “message can be sent over Twitter” via either “direct messages […]

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 Apple offers workaround for Messages bug – says fix is on the way

Recently, reports revealed that a bug in the iOS Messages app caused the app to crash. The bug also caused iPhones to reboot while on the lock screen. The bug happens when a certain combination of Arabic symbols are sent from an iPhone to another iPhone via Messages. Apple is now offering a workaround to […]

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 Video explains how ‘Effective Power Bug’ crashes your iPhone

Recently, we passed word about a bug in iOS’s Messages app that crashes iPhones whenever an Arabic message is received. Apple has acknowledged the issue, and has offered a workaround to temporarily fix the issue, but has’t really explained how the bug works. Fortunately, a video explains how the “Effective Power Bug” crashes iPhones. Here’s […]

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