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Tech & Science WhatsApp 'Text Bomb' Bug Discovered That Can Crash Your Phone

15:25  09 may  2018
15:25  09 may  2018 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

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A WhatsApp “ text bomb ” bug has been discovered that if opened, causes the victim’s phone to slow down and then crash . So while this ‘ text bomb ’ might cause you some minor inconvenience, the good news is that it’s unlikely to cause any permanent damage to your phone as long as you delete it

A WhatsApp “ text bomb ” bug has been discovered that if opened, causes the victim’s phone to slow down and then crash . So while this ‘ text bomb ’ might cause you some minor inconvenience, the good news is that it’s unlikely to cause any permanent damage to your phone as long as you delete it

a hand holding a cell phone © Brazil Photo Press via Getty Images A WhatsApp “text bomb” bug has been discovered that if opened, causes the victim’s phone to slow down and then crash.

The message, which has been shared on Reddit, looks innocent enough but hidden inside it are thousands of simple commands that are designed to overload a smartphone’s operating system.

a screenshot of a cell phone © Provided by Huffington Post

The message reads simple: “This is very Interesting! 

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