From August to September, the Bitcoin wallet Electrum was phished twice by hackers. According to statistics from various parties, the phishing attacks forged Electrum upgrade notifications have stolen at least 1,450 BTC worth $11.6 million.
Google researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered the Bitcoin wallet Electrum.
Electrum DASH "PrivateSend" is on TestNet.
Bitcoin Wallet providers like Trezor and Electrum.
(Malware, Attack) Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts.
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The Electrum client is a classic light wallet that relies on Bitcoin data from remote servers. Its focus is fast, simple and takes up less resources. It uses a remote server to handle the most complex parts of the Bitcoin system, and you can restore your wallet with a preset secret phrase. RPCAPI is available for business access.
Electrum tweeted today about the incident, saying it was "a persistent phishing attack on Electrum users" and imploring users to check the effectiveness of the resources they log on to.
A new repo qtum-electrum-new was built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
Send the coin to another wallet for long-term bitcoin storage. There should be a full node behind the wallet, such as the Electrum node pointing to your own Electrum server.