At this time, the SPV-based Electrum wallet became the new favorite of Bitcoin players. Especially for small partners who are new to Bitcoin, editors recommend using electrum wallets.
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Bitcoin Wallet Electrum Wallet was hacked and lost 1,450 BTCs.
Recently, slow fog technology anti-money laundering (AML) system through continuous tracking found that one of the attackers wallet address bc1qcygs9dl4pqw6atc4yqurzd76p3r9cp6xp2kny has stolen more than 30 BTC, the crime lasted six months, and recently is still active. Slow Fog Technology herely reminds Electrum users of the update prompt, the new version of Electrum in this update prompt is likely to be false, if installed, please promptly transfer Bitcoin out in other security environments. At the same time, we call on the vast number of cryptocurrencies exchanges, wallets and other platforms of the AML wind control system black and monitor such as the above Bitcoin address.
Bitcoin Wallet client Electrum may add support for the Lightning network.
If someone's Electrum wallet connects to one of these servers and tries to send a BTC transaction, they see an official message telling them to update their Electrum wallet, as well as a scam URL.
Slow fog alert: Bitcoin wallet Electrum "updates phishing" currency theft continues.
In short, if you are looking for a Bitcoin wallet, then you must try Electrum.
The electrum and Electrum-LTC versions below 3.3.3 are vulnerable to phishing attacks in which a malicious server displays a message asking the user to download the fake Electrum. To prevent user exposure, versions older than 3.3 can no longer connect to public servers and must be upgraded. Do not download software updates from sources other than electrum.org and electrum-ltc.org.
As mentioned earlier, because electrum light wallets are different from Bitcoin light wallets such as MultiBit or Breadwallet, they cannot communicate directly with bitcoin full nodes and can only communicate with electrum.
ZClassic (ZCL) has released a beta version of the ZCL Electrum wallet.