Specially crafted message 'bricks' Playstation 4 consoles

Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/specially-crafted-message-bricks-playstation-4-consoles-85286/

Several PlayStation 4 users report their console became unusable and went in a boot loop after receiving a message with strange characters. Users who received and opened the message will, in the worst case, have to reset their device to factory settings.