In terms of wallets, the latest version of UBTC QT/Core Wallet V18.104.22.168 is open for download, and the latest version of UBTC Electrum Light Wallet V3.3.4 is open for download. (UBTC Bit Fed)
According to GitHub, Bitcoin Desktop Wallet client Electrum has released a 4.0 beta version, adding several important updates that support lightning networks. Electrum primarily adds features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers), and Submarine Swaps (subliminal switching).
Users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are facing a phishing attack, according to the Devi Security Lab. Hackers broadcast messages to the Electrum client through a malicious server, prompting the user to update to v4.0.0, and if the user follows the prompt to install this "backdoor-carrying client", the private key is stolen and all digital assets are stolen. At the time of writing, at least 1,450 BTCs worth about $11.6 million had been stolen from phishing attacks that faked Electrum upgrade tips. 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 Wallet launched Lightning Payments.
Let's explain in detail why Electrum Wallet is the first choice for cryptocurrencies enthusiasts.
According to a May 7 post on the company's website, the migration is due to BitGo Wallet, which provides greater convenience and 2000 security. The old Electrum-LTC wallet address will continue to be used next month, and the new BitGo wallet will be available soon.
Electrum, full platform light wallet.
The UB team has now developed Core, Core-QT, Electrum Wallet (where Electrum is a lightweight wallet that supports multiple signatures) and released a complete blockchain browser. More than 18 trading platforms around the world support UBTC trading.
The latest version of Electrum 4.0, the Bitcoin wallet, was released On Wednesday, adding support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network, according to Decrypt. The service can be enabled through Electrum's application or through the command-line interface. In an application, the user must search the Information section to open it. The new version of Electrum also supports "Submarine Swaps", allowing people to return bitcoins on the chain in exchange for a lightning version for a fee.
Star Daily News Bitcoin Wallet Electrum official Twitter announced that the next version of Electrum will support Lightning online payments. Its lightning node implementation has been consolidated into the main branch of Electrum. Electrum also confirmed that the wallet will adopt a new implementation of in-house development written using Python. (Cointelegraph)
Users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are facing a phishing attack, according to the Dev Security Lab. Hackers broadcast messages to the Electrum client through a malicious server, prompting the user to update to v4.0.0, and if the user follows the prompt to install this "backdoor-carrying client", the private key is stolen and all digital assets are stolen. At the time of writing, at least 1,450 BTCs (stolen by one user, antimalware firm Malwarebytes and Electrum) had been stolen in phishing attacks that faked Thelectrum upgrade tips, with a total value of about $11.6 million. It is worth mentioning that less than version 3.3.4 of Electrum is vulnerable to such phishing attacks, users using electrum wallets 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 v4.0.0, please do not use the link in the prompt message to update to avoid loss of assets.
This step is relatively simple, only need to download and install the Electrum wallet on another Internet-connected computer.
If you haven't set up Electrum Wallet to be compatible with your phone wallet, you can use the private key to recover the Electrum wallet on your web wallet. Select Wallet - "Private Key" - "Export" on the Electrum wallet and you will export the file qtum-electrum-private-keys.csv or copy only one private key. Select Recover from WIF on your web wallet, paste the private key, and select Confirm. Check that the wallet address is correct. You may need to use Dump as a Key File to save the key file.
this version of electrum is too old to open this wallet
Electrum Wallet users lost $4 million to BTC in a series of phishing attacks.
Electrum said in a statement that users need to upgrade, but don't rush to upgrade. It is important not to use older versions of the app, as long as you update to the new version before accessing your wallet.
Electrum wallet hacked, 250 bitcoins stolen
Electrum Litecoin Wallet created a 12-word "Wallet Generation" seed. This is just the password that you can recover your wallet in some cases.
Bitcoin Wallet providers like Trezor and Electrum.
Researchers at the popular Bitcoin wallet app Electrum have uncovered a malicious shanzhai act aimed at stealing seed keys. The suspicious shanzhai wallet, called Electrum Pro, appeared online in March and has been labeled malware since.
Electrum is a world-renowned Bitcoin light wallet with a long history of supporting multi-signatures and a very broad user base, many of which like to use Electrum as a cold wallet or multi-sign wallet for Bitcoin or even USDT (Omni). Based on this usage scenario, Electrum is used less frequently on the user's computer. The current version of Electrum is 3.3.8, and previous versions of 3.3.4 are known to have a "message flaw" that allows an attacker to send an "update prompt" through a malicious ElectrumX server. This "update tip" is very confusing for the user, and if you follow the prompt to download the so-called new version of Electrum, you may get a trick. According to user feedback, because of this attack, stolen bitcoins are in the four digits or more. This captured currency theft attack is not stealing the private key (electrum's private key is generally stored with two-factor encryption), but replaces the transfer destination address when the user initiates the transfer. Here we remind users that when transferring money, special attention needs to be paid to whether the destination address has been replaced, which is a very popular method of currency theft recently. It is also recommended that users use hardware wallets such as Ledger, if paired with Electrum, although the private key will not have any security issues, but also need to be alert to the target address is replaced.
iOS Wallet Electron (not Electrum!) QT (using the new code base)
Hackers launched a denial-of-service (DoS) attack on a well-known wallet Electrum server, according to Johnwick.io. Hackers used botnets of more than 140,000 computers to attack Electrum nodes and simultaneously deployed malicious nodes. When a user connects to these malicious nodes and sends a transaction using an older version of Electrum, the user is prompted to update the Backdoor Client. If the user installs the client as prompted, the private key is stolen and all digital assets are lost. Millions of dollars of digital currency have been stolen, according to Electrum officials. De-dimensional Security Labs recommends that users of electrum wallets be updated to the latest version of the client through the official website and never use the link in the prompt message.
Wallet: The latest version of UBTC QT/Core Wallet V22.214.171.124 is available for download. The latest version of UBTC Electrum Light Wallet V3.3.4 is available for download. (UBTC (Bit Fed))
Chain News, the old Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum released the official version 4.0, added support lightning network and many other important updates, and has released an update version 4.0.1. Electrum adds features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers), and Submarine Swaps (submarine switching) for version 4.0.
Electron Cash is only a version of Electrum, so if you're used to Electrum, you won't have any problems.