Alert:This Link Will Reboot Your iOS Device Within 30 Seconds

Sending one link can cause anyone’s smartphone to crash

Prank website forces iPhones to reboot and will cause computers and Android devices to hang. This link is viral on social networking sites that can crash any smartphone, when you open the link in any browser.

Sending One Link Can Cause Anyone’s Smartphone to Crash

The website, crashsafari.com (and crashchrome.com — needless to say, don’t visit either), adds numbers to the address bar as fast as it can — crashsafari.com/0, then /01, then /012, /0123, and eventually /0123456789101112131415… and so on. Each time it adds a number, that page is saved to your history — and it adds up fast causing the iPhone/Android to handle such a huge request and crash.
This attack consists of four lines of code which forces the iPhone user to reboot and can cause Android Phone to crash. It is working on both chrome and safari browsers. It also works in some browsers including chrome on desktop. This website actually exhausts your RAM, thus resulting in browser crash. In iPhone, after 20 seconds it will forces the iPhone to reboot as it particularly heats the phone when the smartphone tries to hold the code of this website.

CrashSafari site's code is very simple and includes:
  • A Header Title that you will never actually see because the browser crashes.
  • A small piece of JavaScript that calls the HTML5 History API thousands of times in a loop, potentially causing Safari to freeze.
Social Networking Sites are abuzz with this website. Many users share its URL by shortening it like that http://goog.gl/hty7, if you are knowing crashsafari.com, you won’t visit it because it will cause your browser to crash but do shortened URL predict your browser cash? Obviously not. If post might be like this and it has shortened URL of crash website and the title displaying, “Get free stuff”, if you click on its link it will cause your browser to crash.
However, this crash or bug is not malicious, it crashes your browser or reboots your phone that can be easily restored, it is irritating to many users. The smartphone will work normally after crash. According to various sources, it reveals that this link has been shortened 1,00,000 times.
So this was all about Sending one link can cause anyone’s smartphone to crash. A single link can cause your browser to crash and forcing iPhone users to reboot their phone. Many people are using this URL to play pranks on their friends or to other users. We hope that you enjoyed this article, kindly feel free to share this with your friends.

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