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This innocent video may cause your iPhone to crash within a few seconds

Radit users found a strange new bug in Apple's smart devices

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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 Stop running in a few seconds.

The new problem has been reported for the first time in a group designed for In the Reddit network, noting that this is a standard video in the mp4 format that is played from the device memory (the effect is canceled when playing it Online viewing services such as Or Vimeo, so there's no need to worry about links to them) which seemingly manages to create some endless loop - which quickly eats up the dynamic memory of the device even after it stops playing, causing it to crash within seconds when the available volume is completely over.

A relatively innocent link will leak memory on your iOS device
A relatively harmless link will leak memory your

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.

The "liquidating video" in action
The "liquidating video" in action

Currently, many of the domains hosting the problematic video appear to originate in Russia, although it is not certain that this is indicative of the identity of the person or people who found and exploited this surprising logical bug. There is no evidence that the device crashes in any real way or allows any malicious access to your device's files or operating system - but these are things you probably shouldn't take unnecessary risks about, so we strongly recommend that you take caution.

The following is a documentation of the new bug action from The Verge.

So the next time you get a link to some video, from some anonymous source or even a friend - you better pause for a moment and check out exactly what it is, at least until Apple gives its official response and suggest some correction.


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  1. Another two days Apple will fix it, compared to Android which is the standard that there are a million things that you will need to do HARD RESET.

    It seems that whoever was looking for this bug is an avid Android man, hating Apple.

    1. IPhone lovers always have excuses:
      * Can't send file in lotus - "Who needs it" ...
      * Can't download songs online through the device - "who needs it" ...
      * The low display device resolution - "who needs more than hd" ..., today 2k even has Chinese lol.

      And it's only on 1 leg!
      There are many more disadvantages to the iPhone.

      1. Lol funny you.
        You're probably the one who still has a burner on your computer to download songs in Napster and hear on the car radio right?
        The last time I downloaded songs from the internet I still had the grit… ..
        The only argument you're right about is the screen. It is really much inferior to other phones on the market.
        But about everything else, don't agree with you. Unattractive lotus, unattractive song download, great camera, good battery life, price the same as Galaxy (even there are some Chinese who reach this price level of 600-650 dollars).

        1. The problem with Apple isn't the songs, it's that you can't download anything
          And even with you want to download something as you can download something from the pastor for example most things are paid for Android 90% free in Galaxy for example you can download what you want from where you want
          The Galaxy also has a non-reset HD screen
          Galaxy has the same charger as any cell phone so if you get stuck unchecked for something there is a comparison to the iPhone which must be different
          Galaxy has a headphone jack not like that and the reset you need to pair (and yes it's a brilliant idea that in a few years it will be really good because everything will be wireless but at the moment is really not good considering there are almost no good or cheap lotus headsets)
          Galaxy has a back button which is the best button in the world What's in the iPhone? Oh nothing
          Galaxy is waterproof The iPhone will die in a second
          continue??

      2. Let's pass a photo on 16MP or 4K video in the lotus, see you next century.
        Apple AirDrop has been working on integrating WiFi Direct (itself) with Bluetooth to identify and make an initial contact with your colleague. You can send almost any file today using this method, which is fast beyond imagination (4K video of 3 minutes took less than a minute to transfer)

    2. Don't know what about you, but I've been on Android for 3 for years and I've only done Hard RESET once, and I remember it well because it was the only time the device got stuck on me on such a level and I wondered why it happened to me.
      In contrast, before that I had 2 iPhones (iPhone 4 and iPhone 5) and both of them consistently had to perform HARD RESET once for a while.
      So your argument is unfounded.

      In contrast, Android probably lacks any significant bugs that need fixing, but Apple is not innocent and does not update every two days to fix their bugs.

    1. There is no software in the world with no bugs ..
      Only the next time the Samsung blows up, LG's motherboard will burn and other particularly severe bugs ..
      You will be reminded of a video that required a restart to reset (;

    2. Do you understand that buying Samsung will explode, then buy LG to burn, then get a brain and buy a normal Chinese device that can listen to music and watch videos and save files and connect to Lotus and transfer movies to the device .. All this costs a tenth of the cost of the ineffective iPhone that does not allow everything I wrote? : P

  2. Quote of Guy950

    Do not know what about you, but I have Android I've been in the 3 for years and I've done Hard RESET only once, and I remember it very well because it was the only time the device got stuck at this level and I was wondering why it happened to me. However, before that I had 2 iPhones (iPhone 4 and iPhone 5) and both of them consistently I had to perform a HARD RESET once in a while. So your claim is baseless. In contrast, Android probably does not lack any significant bugs that need fixing, though Dark Not innocent and do not spend every two days updating to fix their bugs.

    I also had iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 S. And I never had to do a hard grate, so what does that mean? It means nothing in the pita.

    No one is saying the phones are perfect. But to conclude that this iPhone is a phone shit because there is a video that makes it stick…. It's a little overkill.

    People pretty quickly forgot about the killer SMS that affected (more or less) every Android device on the market. And that was a few months ago.

  3. This is not only the problem, the device suddenly turns off when it has 50 battery, it is not clear what movie of the device (iPhone 6 64GB) What is interesting that my sister with 6 16GB and I also have the device suddenly shut down without warning.

  4. Quote of jackhammer

    They had me too iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 S. And I never had to do Hard REST, so what does that mean? It means nothing at all.

    No one is saying the phones are perfect. But to conclude that this iPhone is a phone shit because there is a video that makes it stick…. It's a little overkill.

    People pretty quickly forgot the SMS killer that affected (more or less) any device Android In the market. And that was a few months ago.

    At no point did I conclude that the iPhone was shit, I made a counter-argument to Elad, who insisted on giving a negative example only to one side.

    I am far from light years from the affected (eg Elad and deelad) who declare that only one side is good and the other is lousy. I am one of those who have a simple opinion, both sides are good for different purposes and different people, and both sides have much to improve and correct.

    1. Come on, Apple and Apple are updating in a few hours and solving our problem for you, what you dear Android users can take months… long live iPhone

  5. Quote of guest Ori Morad

    Come on, Apple and Apple are updating in a few hours and solving our problem for you, what you dear Android users can take months… long live iPhone

    Your claim is not really correct, and Apple also takes years to issue important updates

    Quote of nattyk212

    Galaxy has a headphone socket and the iPhone you need to have an adapter

    That comes in the box… even though I am also against the removal of headphone jack

    Quote of nattyk212

    Galaxy has a back button that is the best button in the world What is on the iPhone?

    The interface is different between the operating systems you can not compare like that. And the best in the world? Totally subjective

    Quote of nattyk212

    Galaxy is waterproof The iPhone will die in a second

    The iPhone is now water-proof. You know what they say, better late than never :P

    I may sound like an iPhone devotee here, but I just want to fix some comments that aren't quite right

  6. Quote of nattyk212

    The problem with Apple is not the songs, you can not download anything, and you want to download something, because you can download something from the Appstore, but most things are paid Android 90% free Galaxy example can download what you want from where you want Galaxy also has an HD screen that does not have Galaxy The same charger like all the bellpone so that a stuck without a check something has compared to the iPhone that must be different Galaxy has an earphone jack is not enough and the iPhone you have to adapter (and it is a genius idea that in a few years really will be good because everything will be radio At the moment it is really not good considering that there are almost no good and cheap lotus headphones) Galaxy has a back button which is the best button in the world What's in the iPhone? Oh right nothing galaxy waterproof iPhone will die in a second continue ??

    People like you are just stirring up this whole argument with just plain wrong facts….

    "The majority in Apostore the paid majority"? Rattling.

    "Lack of headphone connection which is something not good but it is actually something good because now is not good but in the future it will be good" What ???? Let's close yourself first. This is one of the best changes they have made. Had to flip this connection long ago !! Besides, there are some other Chinese companies that have also tossed this connection on their new phones. Wonder why no one responds to this…. And there's lots of good and cheap lotus headphones. Then another gag….

    Back button? Is this the best thing in the world? Are you kidding me? On the "return" iPhone is in the app's own window. In my opinion, it is much more effective than another capsaic button but depends on who you ask. In short, another gag.

    You forgot to add Galaxy's best winning card to all iPhones ... In Galaxy, underneath such a beautiful SAMSUNG listing. Apple is not listing anything !! What stingy will you see where they save us.

    In summary, aside from the screen (he agrees that he is inferior), the rest is nonsense. And people who do not really understand believe all the crap that people like you emit. Too bad.

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