Radit users found a strange new bug in Apple's smart devices
Apple is proud of the high level of security and safety in its various products, but the truth is that they, too, are not free from problems, bugs and various breaches that may range from amusing curiosity to a problem with high potential for damage. Now you can add to everything we know even the 'Deadly Video', which can cause devices iPhone Stop running in a few seconds.
The new problem has been reported for the first time in a group designed for Dark On the Reddit network, noting the fact that this is a standard video in mp4 format that is played from the device's memory (the effect is canceled when it is played Video Online viewing services such as YouTube Or Vimeo, so there is no reason to worry about links to them) which seemingly manages to create some infinite loop - which quickly eats up the dynamic memory in the device even after the playback stops, causing it to crash within seconds when the available volume is completely depleted.
In this situation, it seems that the only solution to restore the iPhone to usability is by performing a 'Hard Reset' by holding the Home button and the power button together for a few seconds.
At the moment it seems that many of the domains hosting the problematic video originate in Russia, although it is not certain that this indicates the identity of the person or people who found and exploited this surprising logical bug. There is no evidence that the crash caused by the device actually harms it or allows any malicious access to the device's files or operating system - but these are things that are probably better not to take unnecessary risks about, so we strongly recommend taking extra care.
The following is a documentation of the new bug action from The Verge.
So the next time you get a link to a video, from an anonymous source or even an author - you better stop for a moment and check what exactly it is, at least until Apple gives its official response and offers some correction.