A new repo qtum-electrum-new was built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
qtum-electrum adds support for offline staking.
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.
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Dynamic . . . Electrum wallet attacked nearly 250 bitcoins were stolen.
The latest version of Electrum 4.0, the Bitcoin wallet, was released On Wednesday, adding support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network, according to Decrypt. The service can be enabled through Electrum's application or through the command-line interface. In an application, the user must search the Information section to open it. The new version of Electrum also supports "Submarine Swaps", allowing people to return bitcoins on the chain in exchange for a lightning network version for a fee.
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.
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.
Creating a multi-signature wallet in Qtum Electrum is easy.
Lightning Networks is a faster, lower-cost way to send bitcoins. But it can also be a more efficient way to send malware.