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This String of 13 Characters Can Crash your Chrome on a Mac

This String of 13 Characters Can Crash your Chrome on a Mac: If you’re currently on a Mac computer and using a Chrome browser then a weird little Apple’s OS X quirk, just a special thirteen-characters string could cause your tab in Chrome to crash instantly.
A string of 13 characters (appear to be in Assyrian), shown below in an image, is all needed to crash any tab in Chrome for OS X, however, this text has no impact on Windows, Android, or iOS operating systems.

This Chrome crash vulnerability has already been reported by an open-source project Chromium project, which means that Google is likely aware of this troublesome issue.

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