According to Reddit user u/normal_rc, electrum's wallet was hacked and nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) were maliciously stolen, according to coinelegraph. 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.
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The wallet address of a digital currency is a string, the equivalent of our daily bank card number. The digital currencies on different main chains correspond to different wallet addresses. Wallet addresses are public, and we only need to provide wallet addresses to receive the appropriate amount of digital currency.
You can download electrum Bitcoin Wallet on the official website "electrum.org". Electrum is also available to users of Ledger Nano S, KeepKey, and TREZOR hardware wallets.
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Users of cryptocurrencies Wallet Electrum and MyEtherWallet are facing phishing attacks, according to posts posted on Reddit and Twitter on February 4. The MyEtherWallet team has issued a warning about phishing emails sent to users. Electrum also posted a warning on its website informing users that the electrum version, which predies 3.3.3, is vulnerable to phishing attacks. The company warned its users not to download software updates from other sources. (Cointelegraph)
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.
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