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)
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Earlier this month, Electrum detected a DoS attack on its network, allegedly launched by a malicious botnet with more than 140,000 machines, designed to provide Electrum to users.
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.
Vulnerabilities were found in Electrum and Electrum-LTC. It has been fixed in Electrum-LTC 220.127.116.11. If you are running an earlier version, update your software.
Electrum is an unmanaged wallet that does not store any private keys, only users. It is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux operating systems and Android mobile devices.
The fact that not many people know is that Esplora is bundled with a based and optimized Electrum server. This Electrum server is derived from Electrs and is now maintained separately by the Blockstream engineering team. Over the past two years, Esplora has become one of the fastest and most scalable Electrum server solutions available for Bitcoin due to continuous updates and performance optimization. Esplora is also the only Electrum server that supports liquid networks.
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Electrum - Lightweight Bitcoin client.
According to Reddit user u/normal_rc, electrum's wallet was hacked and nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) were maliciously stolen, according to coinelegraph. Electrum then confirmed that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is a persistent phishing attack on Electrum users" and warned users not to download Electrum from any source other than the official website.
Note: Electrum-XZC is derived from Electrum and uses different seed phrase criteria, so it cannot be imported.
According to ZDNet, Google has removed 49 Chrome extensions from its online store, disguised as legitimate cryptocurrency wallet apps such as Ledger, MyEtherWallet, Trezor, electrum, but containing malicious code designed to steal encrypted wallet private keys, monemone phrases and other original passwords.