Recently users have found a malicious link that launches the video playback on iOS-device, and then reboot. Initially, MP4-file is played in the normal mode, but then the system fails to respond to any manipulation and requires only a complete restart to restore functionality.
So if any one send IMG_0942.mp4 video file, do not open and play it. It will crash your iPhone.
The demonstration of the script is shown by blogger EverythingApplePro Which has already demonstrated how to bypass the lock screen in iOS and view a list of contacts and photos of any iPhone without knowing the password. New bug can be reproduced on all iPhone, working on firmware, up to iOS 5.
How to Fix IMG_0942.mp4 video infected iPhone ?
- On an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: Press and hold the Power and volume down buttons for at least ten seconds, and do not release the buttons until the Apple logo appears.
- On an iPhone 6s and older, an iPad, or an iPod touch, hold down the power and home buttons for at least ten seconds, and do not release the buttons until the Apple logo appears.
It is interesting that if you leave the video “infect” iOS devices 10.2 beta 3 and wait long enough, the iPhone turns off the display while turning the wheel, which normally see during the shutdown process. There are solutions to the problem caused by malicious lines? There is, and it is really easy – just hard reset. That done simultaneously pressing and holding the home button and the power button, the iPhone 7 series, then press and hold the power button and the volume down button.
By words one of the members of the Reddit, major of the hosts malware clips are now on social network VKontakte and site testtrial.site90.net, video has already acquired the status of a Prank, with which you can have fun on your friends, bringing the device to reboot. On whether it is any threat to privacy or further work it carries a smartphone, nothing is known.
Contaminated link: http://goo.gl/9AUh8A [ It’s just not advised to click, we are not responsible for the damages ]