Attackers reportedly created their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked version of Electrum in order to implement the attack. When the user will be vulnerable.
In addition, MalwareBytes noted that in the first quarter of this year, Bitcoin (BTC) holders using Electrum wallets on Mac computers lost more than $2.3 million worth of stolen bitcoins that were stolen from a Trojan version of the wallet.
A clone site masquerading as an Electrum SV wallet has emerged. The cloning site has nothing to do with electrum SV and is designed to steal tokens and create chaos in the BSV community.
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.
A new repo qtum-electrum-new has been built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
When Electrum wallets are synchronized with malicious servers, they are instructed to "update" clients provided by hackers, resulting in the loss of assets contained in older versions. Previously, in December 2018, Electrum.
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 client. A veteran security research expert told Hard Fork that if a user installs the problem version of Electrum.
Digital Wallet Electrum was hacked, losing 250 bitcoins.
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Bitcoin Wallet Electrum now supports Lightning Online Payments According to Coindesk July 11th, Bitcoin Wallet Electrum now supports Lightning Web Payments. It has previously been reported that Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released a beta version of Electrum 4.0, adding support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
Researchers at computer security firm Palo Alto Networks say Apple's Mac OS X system platform was hit by ransomware virus KeRanger for the first time before March 3, the report said.
If someone's Electrum wallet connects to one of these servers and tries to send a BTC transaction, they see an official message telling them to update their Electrum wallet, as well as a scam URL.