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If You Get This Message, Do NOT Open It: Apple ‘Text Bomb’ Can Crash Your iPhone or Mac

If you get this message, do NOT open it: Devastating Apple ChaiOS ‘text bomb’ can crash your iPhone or Mac with a single link

 

A devastating ‘text bomb’ that crashes Apple devices has been uncovered by researchers.

It works by sending iPhones, iPads and Macs into a frenzy after a malicious web address is opened in Apple’s Message app.

The ChaiOS hack, which causes devices to crash and can delete all your messages, affects any device running iOS and Mac OS.

Apple fans should be careful the next time they receive a message containing links, after a ‘text bomb’ flaw was found by a computer security expert. It works by sending iPhones, iPads and Macs into a frenzy, after a malicious web address is opened in Apple’s iMessage app

The flaw was discovered by software developer Abraham Masri, based in Chicago, who shared a link which can be used to crash the app on social media.

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