Whatsapp has been the protagonist the previous days for several very different things, either for their improvements for Android , either by the appearance of a mysterious message able to block our smartphone Well, everything pointed to this malicious chain would remain something unique to the Android world, but the truth is that it has not been like that, since a Black circle message for iPhones.
So, users and iOS would also be receiving malicious messages, but this time the recipient app would not be WhatsApp, but Apple’s own exclusive application: iMessage
The dynamics of this new malicious message with black circles is very similar to what we already saw on Android, affects users of iOS 11.3 and iOS 11.4 beta and although it can be quite alarming among less experienced users, the truth is that it does not it is more than a joke in bad taste.
The message of the black circle for iPhones is nothing more than a black dot with one hand that points to it, and as in the case of Android, it has hidden a multitude of hidden characters that cause the iMessage application is not able to read its contents and therefore is blocked, offering only a completely blank screen.
This message can be quite annoying because it is able to resist the restart of the device, because although the iPhone is not completely blocked, once we reopen the messaging application, it will be rendered useless when trying to read the message again. message.
The solution, in fact, is quite simple and happens not only for forcing the closure of it, but for eliminate it from the smartphone’s multitasking, since many times we close an app but it is still running in the background.
Once we get into iMessage, we only need to delete the message from the inbox and the problem will be solved.
If you have not been too clear, in the video that we link below, the entire process is clearly explained, and even if you want to spend a joke some of our friends or family, you can access this web page where we are given a small tutorial to send this message to other people, although yes, do not be too cruel and then tell them how to fix it.