Electrum developers are now warning about many other projects that try to clone popular wallets after the december announcement of a phishing attack. On January 10th they warned on Twitter that they were carrying out a sustained phishing attack on Electrum users, with rogue servers demanding that they install Bitcoin to steal malware. We released version 3.3.2, which mitigates attacks.
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As of press time, phishing attacks that forged Electrum upgrade notifications have stolen at least 1,450 BTC (the number stolen is officially counted by a user, anti-malware companies Malwarebytes and Electrum), with a total value of approximately $11.6 million. It is worth mentioning that Electrum versions lower than 3.3.4 are vulnerable to such phishing attacks. Users who use Electrum wallets should update to the latest version Electrum 3.3.8 through the official website (electrum.org). At present, v4.0.0 has not been officially released. Version, please do not use the link in the prompt message to update, so as to avoid loss of assets
This step is relatively simple, only need to download and install the Electrum wallet on another Internet-connected computer.
Centered exchange (such as Coinbase, Karken, or Coin An) web-end wallet services (such as Metamask, MyCrypto, or MyEtherWallet) mobile wallets (such as Coinbase Wallet, Status.im, Wallet Trust or ImToken) hardware wallets (such as Ledger, Trezor, or KeepKey)
Original title: Slow Fog: Analysis of Pseudo Electrum Harpoon Fishing Attacks
From the point of view that Bitcoin could return to the $10,000 threshold in the coming days, Litecoin moved from Electrum-LTC to Multi-Signature Wallet BitGo. These are some of the bright spots in the encryption market.
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Electrum users are reminded of the Update Tip, which indicates that the new version of Electrum is likely to be fake, and if installed, transfer Bitcoin out in another security environment in a timely manner.
B: Electrum server can customize messages to appear in the user's electrum light wallet software, giving hackers a chance to broadcast phishing messages.