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Crash iPhone from Safari (Warning: Direct Link) (crashsafari.com)
12 points by myworldplz on Jan 17, 2016 | hide | past | favorite | 14 comments



If anyone is interested, this is the javascript pulled from the webpage.

  var total = "";
  for (var i = 0; i < 100000; i++) {
      total = total + i.toString();
      history.pushState(0, 0, total);
  }
edit: formatting



Can you not direct link this please, put it in a text post


How to fix Chrome after clicking: force kill chrome, turn off wifi before restoring tabs, restore tabs, close tab with "no internet" dinosaur, turn wifi back on.

Otherwise it will just lock up as soon as you restore your tabs, and you can't close it.


Works on Chrome too. Not that either one is particularly hard to crash. Too many animated gifs on one page will do it. I rue the day I bought this iPad is what I'm saying.


Crashing a browser isn't particularly difficult. It's whether or not the crash is exploitable that is interesting. Where is the technical description of this crash?


Vising on that page was a mistake. It made my Chrome on OS X unresponsive for a while (until I force quit) and it polluted my browsing history.


Something interesting: even having the URL autocomplete from having tried it on my Mac was enough to make my iPhone respring.


Also did a number on Safari on my Mac (though recoverable of course.)


Don't recommend opening this link from FF on Windows either!


Well, it certainly made my Chrome on OS X unresponsive too.


Works as advertised.


Locks up Iceweasel on Debian as well.


locks up chrome on windows as well




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