From August to September, the Bitcoin wallet Electrum was phished twice by hackers. According to statistics from various parties, the phishing attacks forged Electrum upgrade notifications have stolen at least 1,450 BTC worth $11.6 million.
can't get in my electrum wallet
Electrum is a mobile available Bitcoin wallet that can also be used for Windows, Mac, Linux.
The Electrum team has also been developing other features. Electrum Wallet users can view the full release notes here.
Electrum-LTC is Electrum's community maintenance port, Litecoin's Bitcoin wallet. It is not the official product of Electrum Technologies GmbH, and it is not supported.
Electrum posted a message about the incident on Twitter today, claiming that "there are currently phishing attacks against Electrum users" and imploring users to check the validity of their login information.
"Electrum DDoS botnet infects more than 152,000 hosts" - Jett.
According to The Next Web, the attackers even implemented their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked Electrum.
Shunto touch melon, open the github of the electrum, we find the following code in the electrum/electrum/ecc.py.
$dir - "$homedir/.electrum/wallets"