Freeze a Computer Using Ruby

When performing illogical ranges in Ruby and converting it to an array it uses 100% memory, disk and CPU which will freeze your computer. I have tested this issue on a Windows 10 64-bit machine. In a 64-bit Ubuntu machine after sometime the process will get killed when the process is out of memory. These types of issues can be caused in most languages, in which it tries to allocate more and more memory. This is a simple example I found in Ruby.

Ruby version:
ruby 2.3.1p112 (2016-04-26 revision 54768) [x64-mingw32]

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