Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum has released a 4.0 beta version, adding several important updates, including support for the Lightning network, nearly a year after the previous version of Electrum, 3.3.8 (last July). In the 4.0 beta version, Electrum mainly added features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers) and Submarineswaps (subliminal switching). (Github)
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This makes Electrum by far the oldest wallet to use Lightning payment methods.
Supports stealing BitcoinGold, electrumG, btcprivate (electrum-btcp), bitcore, Exodus.
The fact that not many people know is that Esplora is bundled with a based and optimized Electrum server. This Electrum server is derived from Electrs and is now maintained separately by the Blockstream engineering team. Over the past two years, Esplora has become one of the fastest and most scalable Electrum server solutions available for Bitcoin due to continuous updates and performance optimization. Esplora is also the only Electrum server that supports liquid networks.
Bitcoin wallet Electrum was hacked and at least 1,450 bitcoins were stolen.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum will support the Lightning network in the next release, and its Lightning nodes have been merged into electrum's main branch, according to Cointegraph. Electrum also confirmed that the wallet will be written in-house development Python.
A new repo qtum-electrum-new was built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
According to a Post on Reddit on March 26, YouTube inadvertently posted about BTC Wallet Electrum.
In addition, MalwareBytes noted that in the first quarter of this year, Bitcoin (BTC) holders using Electrum wallets on Mac computers lost more than $2.3 million worth of stolen bitcoins that were stolen from a Trojan version of the wallet.
Electrum is a well-known light wallet for Bitcoin that adds new features such as server authentication using SSL to prevent MITM attacks. So unlike other Bitcoin light wallets, Electrum cannot communicate directly with different versions of Bitcoin full nodes, and each startup connects to electrumserver to communicate, and electrum.