This isn't the first time Thatectrum has appeared in a fake version, with hackers developing a fake encrypted wallet, Electrum, in December, resulting in the theft of nearly 250 bitcoins worth about $1 million. In January, GitHub discovered a fake Electrum wallet called "Electrvm" designed to steal users' money. In February, users of encrypted wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet reported that they were facing phishing attacks.
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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.
UBTC Electrum Light Wallet v3.3.4 Latest Release (note attached)
Versions of electrum Bitcoin wallets can be synced automatically on different computers. If users want to use other client programs or online services in the future, they can easily export keys or import them into cold wallets.
The latest version of UBTC Electrum Light Wallet v3.2.8 is available.
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As mentioned earlier, because electrum light wallets are different from Bitcoin light wallets such as MultiBit or Breadwallet, they cannot communicate directly with bitcoin full nodes and can only communicate with electrum.
Dynamic . . . Electrum and MyEtherWalle users face phishing attacks.
The world-renowned Bitcoin wallet Electrum "update phishing" currency theft continues.
Original title: Slow Fog: Analysis of Pseudo Electrum Harpoon Fishing Attacks
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The Electrum team has also been developing other features. Electrum Wallet users can view the full release notes here.
It's not hard to run your own Electrum server and point your wallet to just use it. This restores Electrum to the point where it has the same privacy and security attributes as the full node, where no one else can see the address or transaction that the wallet is interested in. Electrum then becomes an all-node wallet.
Why use Electrum? Here are a dozen of the benefits of electrum wallets.
You can use Security Seeds to recover your wallet on any Electrum client, even on the Electrum Wallet online web program.
Electrum to Web Wallet.
Click to get the Electrum Personal Server source code and the Electrum Wallet source code.
This isn't the first time electrum has appeared in a fake version. In December, nearly $1 million of BTC was stolen when hackers developed a fake encrypted wallet, Electrum. 1 this year.
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