electrum compromised, Infected Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Count Surpasses 150,000 Machines, Nearly $5 Million Stolen

According to The Next Web, the attackers even implemented their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked Electrum.

Electrum upgrade.

Electrum upgrade.

In a recent announcement on Twitter, Electrum advised users to disable the automatic connection option and manually select a server, while the company is developing a more powerful Electrum.

Electrum-LTC is a simple but powerful Litecoin wallet. Like its predecessor, the Electrum-Bitcoin wallet, the open source wallet is available on GitHub and anyone can view or upgrade the code.

Compromised PMR.

Compromised PMR.

You can use Security Seeds to recover your wallet on any Electrum client, even on the Electrum Wallet online web program.

To use mnomets to transfer addresses from electrum wallets to web wallets, you need to set Electrum to be compatible with Qtum phone mnomets in the initial installation (and then use phone wallet mnomets to restore phone wallets on Electrum). This setting is screenshot of the Electrum configuration.

Electrum DASH "PrivateSend" is on TestNet.

DeViable Security Labs hereby suggests that versions of Electrum below 3.3.4 are vulnerable to such phishing attacks, and users using Electrum Wallet are requested to update to the latest version of Electrum 3.3.8 via the official website (electrum.org), which has not yet been officially released, and do not use the link in the prompt to avoid asset losses.

Electrum wallets have been hacked in recent days and nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen, according to blockchain security team Devi Security Labs. This attack, confirmed by Electrum, involves creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users and advised users to download wallet apps from the official website." Mars Finance reminds users not to install electrum wallets from unknown sources.

In recent days, hackers or hacker groups have stolen more than 200 bitcoins worth about $750,000 by attacking the infrastructure of electrum Bitcoin wallets. The attacker is targeting Electrum.

Dash Electrum 3.2.3.1 was released, renamed Dash-Electrum, adding the option to use Tor Proxy at startup, according to Dash Coin. DASH is now trading at $159, down 3.26 percent.