Users of cryptocurrencies Wallet Electrum and MyEtherWallet are facing phishing attacks, according to posts posted on Reddit and Twitter on February 4. 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. (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.
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The Electrum team has also been developing other features. Electrum Wallet users can view the full release notes here.
Electrum 0.18.8 is available for details at github.
As a service provider, Electrum charges a transaction fee to send Bitcoin. Default fee: 0.2 mBTC fixed rate. (In some cases, the rate can be as low as 0.1 mBTC)
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Abstract: On December 27, commentators reported on social media that a malicious group hacking the cryptocurrency wallet Electrum had stolen nearly 250 bitcoins (about $937,000). The attack was later confirmed by Electrum, which created a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. "Hackers set up a bunch of malicious servers," Reddit user u/normal_r.
Bitcoin Wallet client Electrum may add support for the Lightning network.