Defective CSS code crashes, causes iPhones to restart
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Those trigger-happy haters who usually blame Apple for all the possible fails of the iPhones and Macs should hold their horses because today's problem is not the fault of the tech giant based in Cupertino. However, the bug that has just been discovered in Safari that allows a CSS/HTML attack to crash the browser and restart iPhones (and probably iPads as well) seems serious enough for Apple to do its best and patch it as soon as possible.
Sabri Haddouche is a software engineer and security researcher who works at Wire (the instant messaging app, not the website) and he did more than just discover this bug. He came up with a proof-of-concept piece of code that shows clearly how is this done. For more details, you should check out this Twitter post.
Apple was already notified about this issue and is currently investigating it. We will get back to this issue as soon as Apple patches it, so stay tuned.
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