That strangely named Wi-Fi hotspot could brick your iPhone, temporarily Stofa wifi 1000/1000 mbt

A security researcher has found that a crafted network name triggers a bug in iOS and completely disables an iPhone’s ability to connect to Wi-Fi.  The bug was discovered by Carl Schou, who explained that as soon as he joined a personal network named “%p%s%s%s%s%n”, his iPhone permanently disabled its Wi-Fi functionality.  “Neither rebooting nor […]