Confused smartphone users have been taking to social media to ask if these mysterious messages from the 1970s could be damaging to their phone. Mysterious emails dating from 1970 have been turning up in baffled iPhone users’ inboxes. The ghostly communications have no subject, sender or contents either.

Confused smartphone users have been taking to social media to ask if these mysterious messages could be damaging. Their existence, however, appears to be down to an iPhone glitch, rather than anything more malicious. The glitch appears to affect users of email apps on the iOS operating system that the iPhone and iPad run on, and sees them receive empty messages dated January 1, 1970. READ MORE