On December 27, Reddit user u/normal_rc reported that Electrum's wallet had been hacked and that nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) had been maliciously stolen, coinelegraph reported. 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.
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.
Qtum Electrum synchronously updates electrum-related code and releases v0.18.9.
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.
According to The Slow Fog Zone, hackers who previously attacked Electrum wallets used Electrum's software exception to construct malicious software update prompts to induce users to update and download malware usage, and the Slow Fog team reminded users if you used the Electrum prompt update to carefully check the information, identify official websites and software versions and make signature checks. Real official websites and download links are below.
Vitalik Buterin: When the PoS chain starts to carry the PoW chain for safety (which may occur in Phase 1 or Stage 2), it is safe to reduce the PoW chain's mining incentives by approximately 4x. When the PoW chain stops running completely, the increase rate decreases further.
Achain 2.0 wallet version one MAC end completes online testing.
Scanner (DHS, Dylib Hijack Scanner) tool, run the scan and wait. In addition, there is a command-line version of the tool, also written by Patrick.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Congresswoman Carolyn, D-N.Y., on Monday morning.
One of the attacks was carried out through a fake electronic wallet (XLM). The platform issued a warning that the electrum-xlm (dot) information is a bitcoin theft malware. It wrote on Twitter: 'There is no way to easily port wallet software from Bitcoin to Stellar because these are completely different projects. Please do not download the altcoin variant of Electrum unless you really know what you are doing.