Electrum hackers pre-empted a large number of "normal" electrum servers on the P2P network.
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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.
Like Bitcoin's core wallet, Electrum Wallet allows users to control their own funds and private keys. Electrum wallets' private keys can also be exported and used on other supported wallets to access funds. Electrum apps are available for Windows, Linux, OSX and Android, but do not support iOS and browser clients.
Electrum and MyEtherWalle users face phishing attacks.
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Add simple steps on the GitHub wiki to create and invoke smart contracts using UBTC Electrum.
Reddit today launched a Reddit Cash demo to help users understand how to transfer money by using the Fuel sidechain, which will effectively help Reddit users reduce the cost of transfer transactions after their Moon and Brick tokens are used on the main network. However, Reddit said Fuel Labs Inc. and Burner Wallet do not have a formal partnership with Reddit and do not represent Reddit or any of its brands, products or services in any way.
Electrum wallets have been hacked in recent days and nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen, according to blockchain security team Devi Security Labs. This attack, confirmed by Electrum, involves creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users and advised users to download wallet apps from the official website." Mars Finance reminds users not to install electrum wallets from unknown sources.
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Original title: Slow Fog: Analysis of Pseudo Electrum Harpoon Fishing Attacks