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.
Install the Electrum software.
The biggest advantage of this solution is that there are no problems with the compatibility of each third-party wallet. Of course, if third-party wallets, such as Electrum, adopt Trezor's solution in the future, Cobo Vault will do exactly the same.
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.
Electron Cash is only a version of Electrum, so if you're used to Electrum, you won't have any problems.
Similarly, lnd v0.10-beta supports the partially signed Bitcoin transaction feature, which enables users to fund their new Lightning channel directly from their hardware wallet or external wallets, such as Electrum and other wallets that support the PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transaction) format.
Security researchers have found that Google has removed 49 cryptocurrency wallet browser extensions after they were already stealing private keys. These Chrome extensions are aimed at users of encrypted wallets such as Ledger, Trezor, Jaxx, Electrum, Myetherwallet, Metamask, Exodus, and Keepkey.
Examples of online wallets: Breadwallet (BRD), Mycelium, Electrum, Out of Egypt.
Qtum Electrum is a Qtum desktop light wallet modified from the well-known Bitcoin wallet Electrum. Compared to the current Qtum Core full-node wallet, Qtum Electrum takes up less disk space and takes less time to synchronize chunks, supports multi-signature and hardware wallets, supports cold wallet mode, supports the import of mnomes into mobile wallets, and uses SPV authentication to ensure security.
According to The Next Web, the attackers even implemented their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked Electrum.
Lightning support in Electrum has been around for a long time. Thomas Voegtlin, the founder of Electrum, first told CoinDesk last summer that Lightning would take it to the next version.
A new repo qtum-electrum-new was built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
SBTC-supported wallets are: Coin Letter, Bitpie, Kussin (Hardware Cold Wallet), BYING, Electrum, etc.
Electrum posted a message about the incident on Twitter today, claiming that "there are currently phishing attacks against Electrum users" and imploring users to check the validity of their login information.
Users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are facing phishing attacks, according to Johnwick.io. Hackers broadcast messages to electrum clients through a malicious server, prompting the user to update to v4.0.0, and if the user is prompted to install this backdoor-carrying client, the private key is stolen and all digital assets are stolen. At the time of writing, at least 1,450 BTCs worth approximately $11.6 million had been stolen from phishing attacks that forged Electrum upgrade alerts. Devi 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 Electrum3.3.8 via the official website (electrum.org), which has not yet been officially released v4.0.0, and do not use the link in the prompt message to avoid asset losses.
Turn on Electrum.
Users can use two-factor authentication for Electrum wallets. This also adds extra security to the wallet.
Users of cryptocurrencies wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet are now facing phishing attacks, according to posts posted on Reddit and Twitter on February 4, coinelegraph reported. The MyEtherWallet team has issued a warning about phishing emails sent to users. Electrum also posted a warning on its website informing users that the electrum version, which predies 3.3.3, is vulnerable to phishing attacks. The company warned its users not to download software updates from other sources.
Hackers attacked Electrum wallets and stole more than 200 bitcoins.
Users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are facing a phishing attack, according to the Devi Security Lab. Hackers broadcast messages to the Electrum client through a malicious server, prompting the user to update to v4.0.0, and if the user follows the prompt to install this "backdoor-carrying client", the private key is stolen and all digital assets are stolen. At the time of writing, at least 1,450 BTCs worth about $11.6 million had been stolen from phishing attacks that faked Electrum upgrade tips. 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.
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.
Electrum personal server.
An interesting feature of Electrum is that it supports third-party plug-ins and can bring other functionality to it. And some of these plug-ins support multi-signature wallets (separate the permissions to consume token between wallets) and hardware wallets. Compared to BitcoinCore.
In terms of wallets, the latest version of UBTC QT/Core Wallet V126.96.36.199 is open for download, and the latest version of UBTC Electrum Light Wallet V3.3.4 is open for download. (UBTC Bit Fed)
Encrypted digital asset wallets. So far, there are about 30 encrypted digital wallets on the market that support the Lightning network, up from just six in early 2019, according to Lightning Network Stores. These wallets are divided into managed wallets and unmanaged wallets, supporting mainly Android and iOS, and a small number of wallets also support Windows, Mac, Linux and browser plug-ins. Notably, in early July, the old wallet Electrum released a new version that also supports features such as lightning networks, watchtowers, and submersion.