on reddit by a guy who claimed that “last night around 2:30 am, my phone sent her [his girlfriend] my entire photo gallery over text but there was no record of it on my messages app.”. While he seems to be the only one whose phone sent out a whole gallery, other users have since noticed the same issue with their phones. Especially creepy is that the app shows no trace of what has happened – so Samsung users would only ever find out about it if someone would answer to the secretly sent message (or if they’d check the carrier logs – but who does that on a regular basis?)
Most people believe that the cause of the whole bug is some kind of issue between Samsung Messages and RCS profile updates that have recently been rolled out in the US. If that’s indeed the case it would mean that European users are safe – at least for now. Samsung is aware of the issue and will hopefully push an update soon.
If you are living in the US and afraid that some of your images you’d not want anyone to see might reach your boss or your coworkers you can do the following: