Google Confirms iPhone Bricking iMessage Text Bomb

A simple iMessage can turn your iPhone into an unusable brick, according to a new Google security research project disclosure

Google’s Project Zero exists to hunt down zero-day vulnerabilities such as the yet to be fixed Windows 10 security bomb I wrote about recently. But it’s not just Microsoft that comes under scrutiny from the Google security researchers: a vulnerability in Apple’s iMessage was found that “bricks” an iPhone and survives hard resets, leaving users having to wipe the device and start factory fresh again.

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