In recent days, hackers or hacker groups have stolen more than 200 bitcoins worth about $750,000 by attacking the infrastructure of electrum Bitcoin wallets. The attacker is targeting Electrum.
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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.
A botnet with more than 140,000 machines has launched a DoS attack on the server of Bitcoin wallet Electrum in an attempt to direct users to software versions designed to steal Bitcoin. Electrum users have been advised to take extra care when using the platform until the issue is resolved. Security researchers familiar with the matter say that if a user installs a fake version of Electrum, all funds contained in the old version will be lost immediately. (TNW)
Attackers reportedly created their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked version of Electrum in order to implement the attack. When the user will be vulnerable.
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At the time of writing, at least 1,450 BTCs (stolen by one user, antimalware firm Malwarebytes and Electrum) had been stolen in phishing attacks that faked Electrum upgrade tips, with a total value of approximately $11.6 million.
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Firewall-friendly: Electrum does not require a specific port in the firewall. It simply polls the server for updates.