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New WhatsApp text bomb crashing Android, iPhones

08 May 2018

If you try to open a chat with an incorrect WhatsApp phone number, the instant messaging app will notify you as 'phone number shared via url is invalid'. The feature will help WhatsApp users save space in the chat if they send more than one sticker.

You might start to feel pretty popular whenever your Whatsapp starts to bling this bank holiday. In this case you need to watch out for a black dot in the center of a WhatsApp message - but apparently the buggy message isn't always so easy to spot. The message although looks like a plain text, includes hidden symbols between the emoji and a quotation mark at the end of the sentence.

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As these buggy messages just crash the WhatsApp, there nothing malicious about the prank.

While sending this nefarious message to others is certainly not condoned, you should also exercise caution if attempting to view the seemingly innocent looking line of text on Pastebin out of mere curiosity as it may also hang the browser tab or cause the browser itself to become unresponsive. Tapping on the message results in the expansion of the hidden symbols, which overloads the app and even sends the OS into a boot mode. It is only after you tap on the message that your WhatsApp app may crash or freeze.

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Even though this bug is a new and it hasn't been going around for that long, the Android and iOS WhatsApp community is outraged. If the user isn't on WhatsApp, it will throw an error message instead. One such nefarious intentions are new buggy messages found on the WhatsApp Android app. However, it is still recommended to not click on them.

It is best to avoid such messages and delete it from your beloved smartphones.

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As per Reddit threads and YouTube videos, the message comes in a variety of forms, and works by hiding a bunch of characters that then get expanded when you tap the message. There are also complaints of Android phones being disrupted by the message bombs.

New WhatsApp text bomb crashing Android, iPhones