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iPhone Users Beware: If You Get This Text Message, Your Phone Will Likely Turn Off Immediately

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"Clearly the work of the devil."

An apparent security vulnerability has left iPhone users susceptible to having their phones shut off with a simple text message.

Image source: TheBlaze

The vulnerability appeared to have been first discovered on Reddit.

A thread was created and updated with information revealing everything the Internet-community had discovered about the hack:

Image source: Reddit

The security loophole gained widespread attention on social media Tuesday night, with individuals sending the string of code to friends as part of pranks or to simply see if it worked.

Video demonstrates the vulnerability:

(H/T: BuzzFeed)

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