It is reported that malicious websites (electrumsecure) fake Electrum website phishing attacks, to guide users to download and use the wallet, in order to steal the user's private key and other sensitive data. Users are reminded not to install electrum wallets from unknown sources at will to avoid asset losses.
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Security researchers have found that Google has removed 49 cryptocurrency wallet browser extensions after they were already stealing private keys. These Chrome extensions are aimed at users of encrypted wallets such as Ledger, Trezor, Jaxx, Electrum, Myetherwallet, Metamask, Exodus, and Keepkey.
NEOLine supports one-click switching between the main and test networks, creating accounts, importing private keys, transferring money, asset management, viewing transactions, freely searching for added currencies, and multilingual switching.
Enhance child private keys and enhanced subchain codes with parent-private keys, parent chain codes, and the serial number (0x8000000000 to 0xffffffff).
Electrum hackers pre-empted a large number of "normal" electrum servers on the P2P network.
On December 27, Reddit user u/normal_rc reported that Electrum's wallet had been hacked and that nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) had been maliciously stolen, coinelegraph reported. Electrum then confirmed that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is a persistent phishing attack on Electrum users" and warned users not to download Electrum from any source other than the official website.
According to the Dimensionality Reduction Security Lab, users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are currently facing phishing attacks. The hacker broadcasts a message to the Electrum client through the malicious server, prompting the user to update to v4.0.0. If the user installs this "backdoor client" as prompted, the private key will be stolen, and all digital assets
In this demo, Electrum developer Chris Belcher shows how to set up and use electrum personal servers.
It turns out that the FTP account password used to upload local user information, with a normal Electrum Installer file, is used once the user installs it, and sensitive information entered under Electrum is sent to a remote malicious FTP server for reception.
In a recent announcement on Twitter, Electrum advised users to disable the automatic connection option and manually select a server, while the company is developing a more powerful Electrum.