iPhone bug causes immediate crash when string of characters is received via text

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  1. endoverend
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    A hilarious bug has been discovered in the iOS operating system run by all iPhones. If this specific string of text is sent to a user who uses iMessage, the phone will instantly crash and reboot, and the iMessage app may be rendered useless. The text is:

    Code:
    effective.  Power لُلُصّبُلُلصّبُررً ॣ ॣh ॣ ॣ 冗
    That exact message will crash an iPhone upon being received, and whenever it is viewed on the main screen of iMessage.

    Apple has posted a workaround fo this problem as follows:
    • Open Siri
    • Tell Siri to mark all messages as read
    • Reply to the malicious messages
    This is hilarious.
     
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    I've made a tutorial on how to do this:

     
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  3. Tomato Hentai

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    I sent it to a friend over Skype. >B^)
    He'll kill me if he finds out that what I sent him is causing his iPhone to crash.
     
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  4. Sheimi

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    My brother and I go back and forth on this crash message. We are a bit bored.
     
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    android master race :creep:
     
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    Actually I've figured out that the crash only works if the text is sent from another iPhone, so go figure.
     
  7. Riyaz

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    i send the code from my note 3 to my moms iphone 5c and it worked
     
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    Can anybody confirm if this works on the iPad 2 too?
     
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    It works on any device running iOS 8.3.
     
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    Huh. I was wondering why my friend was complaining their phone was crashing.
     
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    Oh Apple.
    Time to push IOS 9? leave a silly bug and push IOS 10? then go full Chrome and Firefox and release a new version number everytime you change 1 line of code?
     
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