Its understood that the text message is being circulated by friends as a prank to their WhatsApp contacts, to deliberately crash their phones.
A recent report revealed that a WhatsApp prank message featuring a black dot was making its rounds on the Facebook-owned communications app. If this specially crafted text is sent through the Messages app, then it will result in repeated crashes when the recipient tries to read it. The message being sent is filled with numerous invisible Unicode character that can cause iPhones and iPads to use up massive amount of memory and CPU cycles to process it all. Called "Chat Filter", this new WhatsApp tool will allow users to quickly search through their messages, filtering them per unread chats, groups and broadcast lists.
Apple is usually quick to respond to these bugs so we are expecting a word from the company and a fix to address this issue soon. The problem is extremely crucial given the idea that any message with more than two emoticons or emojis could get your device to crashing down in the meanwhile, be it your Iphone or Ipad either of the two being operated on an iOS 11. Users could also go to another iCloud synced device, and delete the message from there, 9to5Mac notes. The malicious message was being spread with a series of emoji including a black dot, which has led to it being referred to as the "black dot" bug, but the real cause is similar to the WhatsApp bug reported earlier. If you click on the message, your app will freeze indefinitely again. Other than iPhones, the bug also affects macOS, tvOS 11 and watchOS.
Shields released to play for England Hurricanes captain Brad Shields was this morning named in Eddie Jones' England squad for their upcoming tour to South Africa. In the end, we are happy with the terms of his temporary release.
And by wiping out your account you wipe from existence not just your account info and profile photo but your contribution to WhatsApp groups and your entire message history from your phone and your backup.
You can do this by using 3D touch on Messages app icon on the homescreen, and then tapping on "New Message".
Deputy Jeremie Nix was flagged down by a mother whose baby, Kingston, had become unresponsive - and he sprung into action. The deputy turned his patrol auto and round and pulled off to the side of the road to assist with the medical emergency.
The Warriors have averaged 113.1 points per game in the regular season and playoffs combined, while the Rockets averaged 112.1. These back-to-back gentleman's sweeps put Houston in a prime position heading into their probable matchup with Golden State.
But when asked what was wrong with him, Harden said he was fine. "Whatever it took to win", Paul said. "We just stayed together". The point guard has been panned for failing to get past the second round in his nine previous trips to the postseason.
On Wednesday, as tensions over President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal increased, Brent saw its price rise 3% . Ultimately, this might see Europe work out a new modus vivendi with Russian Federation and better relations with China .
Wenger led Arsenal to three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups, as well as reaching the Champions League final in 2006 and transforming English football with his ground-breaking commitment to sports science.
Could the network be considering a change in direction? The people have spoken, and they want more Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Guest stars on the series have included Jason Sudeikis , Boris Kodjoe, Kristin Wiig, Chris Elliott, and Fred Armisen.
The investigation found there was insufficient evidence to conclude that the villagers were complicit in the ambush. Johnson was killed about a mile from that location after he heroically held off ISIS fighters as long as he could.
Stifel Nicolaus Decreased Lexington Realty (NYSE:LXP)'s Stock Rating to Sell. . (NYSE:FR) has "Hold" rating given by Jefferies. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: "9 Highest-Yielding Dividend Aristocrats to Buy Today" on April 27, 2018.
Film editor gave up nursing for movies
She is survived by actor, writer and director Anthony Hickox; film editor Emma E Hickox, and director and editor James DR Hickox. Arthur Rank, helped her find her a filmmaking job in the 1940s - working behind the scenes on religious films.
Golden State Killer suspect charged in 4 more deaths
DeAngelo already faces charges in Sacramento, Orange and Ventura counties, where he allegedly terrorized victims for years. He is also accused of killing Robert Offerman that same day while committing a burglary, according to the complaint.
Saudi Arabia Ready To Start Pumping More Oil
The leaders of Germany, France and Britain have urged President Trump not punish countries that do business with Iran. He said the sanctions will sharply curtail sales of oil by Iran, which is now the world's fifth largest oil producer.
Ranveer, SRK dance their hearts out at Sonam Kapoor's wedding
By Your Bachchans into Shah Rukh Khan , Salman Khan , Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor all the Bollywood A-listers were still there. Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan were also filmed dancing to Bollywood classic songs with the father of the bride, Anil Kapoor .
Joe Burrow To Visit Cincinnati and LSU Per Reports
The 6-3, 218-pound quarterback is now a top free agent of sorts and should have the attention of programs from across the country. Florida, Nebraska , UCLA and OH have also been mentioned as potential landing spots for Burrow.
Dodge to Offer Police Version of Durango SUV
As a plus, this allows officers to store a spare tire under the vehicle, rather than somewhere in the trunk. The 2018 Dodge Durango Pursuit also has special, larger anti-lock brakes for better stopping power.