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Since the end of December, users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum have lost a total of 771 BTCs (worth about $4 million) in a series of targeted phishing attacks, according to thinktweb. Fraudsters can trick users into downloading malicious versions of their wallets by exploiting the software's weaknesses, according to research published by Malwarebytes Labs.

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The veteran Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum has released the official version of 4.0, adding support for several important updates, such as the Lightning network, and has released an updated version 4.0.1. Electrum added features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers) and Submarine swaps (subliminal switching) for version 4.0.

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On December 27th commentators reported on social media that a malicious group hacking the cryptocurrency wallet Electrum had stolen nearly 250 bitcoins ($937,000). It was later confirmed by Electrum that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet and tricking users into providing password information. Hackers set up a bunch of malicious servers.