The easiest way to install Spektral is through PyPi.
Security firm ReversingLabs scanned more than a million libraries within Python Package Index (PyPI) and found three backdoor libraries. These three libraries.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum confirms a phishing attack against its users, reminding them not to download Electrum Wallet software from any channel other than the official website. Earlier media reports said Electrum users had maliciously stolen millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies. Hackers create Electrum wallet software with malicious code, induce users to download, and trick users into providing login information such as passwords to commit theft.
Bitcoin wallet Electrum now supports Lightning online payments, according to Coindesk on July 11. 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.
PyPI has more than 14 billion downloads in 2018, double the 6.3 billion in 2017.
A cyber security researcher calling himself "Bertus" said on the Medium platform that a string of malicious code was uploaded to PyPI, an online repository of software packages developed in the Python programming language, posing as a legitimate PyPI package called collorama, with the intention of remotely executing code and rogue Bitcoin addresses, stealing encrypted currencies such as Bitcoin from the developer who downloaded it.
The Electrum team has announced the attack in an official tweet, saying that "this is an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users" and reminding them to check the authenticity of the client's source before logging in. The team published its official website, and the Electrum clients downloaded elsewhere may be problematic.
Chain News, lightweight Bitcoin Wallet Electrum announced that the next version will support Lightning network payment, implemented using Python, Electrum as a Lightning network node, wallet users do not need to run lightning network nodes to make payments, electrum lightning network nodes have been merged into the Electrum master branch.
Public Electrum server
$dir - "$homedir/.electrum/wallets"
Why use Electrum? Here are a dozen of the benefits of electrum wallets.