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iOS 16 bug can cause the Mail app to instantly crash when a certain string of text is received

September 22, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Every so often we see a flaw in iOS that can render an entire app unusable. In the past, these bugs have affected apps like Safari and Messages. A new bug in iOS 16, however, can completely lock you out of the Mail app with a single email that contains some weird text in the “from” field. Here are the details and how it impacts each mail service…

iOS 16 Mail app crash due to rogue text

The flaw was discovered by the folks at Equinux, which makes a VPN Tracker service for Mac and iPhone. The team discovered this bug in iOS 16 while analyzing spam emails.

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