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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 19: The Facebook and WhatsApp app icons are displayed on an iPhone on February 19, 2014 in San Francisco City. Facebook Inc. announced that it will purchase smartphone-messaging app company WhatsApp Inc. for $19 billion in cash and stock. (Photo illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The more you know.

There’s a ‘text bomb’ that has been uncovered by researchers that crashes Apple devices. The ‘text bomb’ sends iPhones, iPads, and Macs into a frenzy thanks to a single character from a language used in India.

Opening a message containing the character is enough to crash iOS Springboard, which is the system app which manages the device’s home screen.

If you have an Apple product that is running iOS 11.2.5 or macOS, are susceptible to the bug, which disables access to iMessages.

For more information on the character & how to secure your Apple devices, click here!