In August-September, Bitcoin wallet Electrum was hacked twice, and according to multiple sources, at least 1,450 BTCs worth $11.6 million were stolen from phishing attacks that faked Electrum upgrade tips.
According to Bleeping Computer, the Bitcoin wallet app Electrom was on GitHub on May 9th, accusing a phishing product called Electrum Pro of stealing a user's seed key and registering a domain name called electrum without Electrum's permission. The Electrum team noted that there was a piece of code indicating that the counterfeit product might have taken the user's seed key and uploaded it to the electrum. Affected users should transfer funds from Bitcoin URLs managed by Eletrum Pro.
Lightweight Bitcoin Wallet Electrum announced that the next version will support Lightning network payments, implemented with Python, an electrum network node where wallet users do not need to run Lightning network nodes themselves to make payments, and electrum's Lightning network nodes have now been merged into the Electrum master branch.
However, after electrum officials said in early 19th that some security mechanisms should be put in place to prevent this "update phishing", many users of Electrum are still in the old version.
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 Electrum upgrade tips, with a total value of approximately $11.6 million.
Digital Wallet Electrum was hacked, losing 250 bitcoins.
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and Android system. Installing Electrum requires you to write down a 12-word seed to help you recover your wallet on multiple devices. If you forget your private key, this seed can also make Electrum look more human. In addition, Electrum has a "cold storage" mode where you don't have to pay Bitcoin to view your balance.
Everything cannot be tracked.
Click Next." "Your Electrum Bitcoin wallet is now available!"
Qtum Electrum synchronously updates electrum-related code.
Electrum-GRS Developer: Kefkius - Tyler from the United States.
That is, transactions in Bitcoin cannot be tracked.
Transactions can also be kept on the chain, so they can be tracked when needed - improving routine medical procedures.
A botnet with more than 140,000 machines has launched a DoS attack on the server of Bitcoin wallet Electrum in an attempt to direct users to software versions designed to steal Bitcoin. Electrum users have been advised to take extra care when using the platform until the issue is resolved. Security researchers familiar with the matter say that if a user installs a fake version of Electrum, all funds contained in the old version will be lost immediately. (TNW)
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Electrum Litecoin wallet.
In this demo, Electrum developer Chris Belcher shows how to set up and use electrum personal servers.
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.
The main reason for the Trezor vulnerability is that it does not have built-in multi-signature functionality, so its multi-signature implementation is to support Electrum extension. This led to an attack on electrum, and Trezor was affected.