A new malicious video is being sent to iPhone and iPad owners that can cause their device to freeze, the video is apparently being sent as a message with a link and when someone clicks the link it then crashes their iOS device.
When the phone crashes it is then frozen until you do a hard reset, you can see the bug it action in the video below.
As we can see from the video the only way to restart your device after you have played this video is to do a hard reset, this can be done by holding down the home and power on you iPad or iPhone at the same time. On the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus you need to hold the volume down and power button to hard reset the handset.
Whilst the video suggests that you could use this trick to prank your friends, it might not be a good idea to do this as there are no details on what other issues this malicious video may cause.
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