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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and open the web page, then your wallet may have been compromised. Particularly paranoid people may want to send all BTCs from their old Electrum wallets to the newly generated Electrum wallet.
In addition, small partners who have used Electrum wallets should be aware that with Thecret phrase generated by Electrum, we can recover bitcoin keys on any browser using the Bitcoin Wallet web tool. And Electrum is so secure that there is no evidence that the distributed attack prevention system designed by Dark Wallet will be due to Electrum.
Download and install wallets that are supported by a full node, such as Bitcoin Core.
Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum has released a 4.0 beta version, adding several important updates, including support for the Lightning network, nearly a year after the previous version of Electrum, 3.3.8 (last July). In the 4.0 beta version, Electrum mainly added features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers) and Submarineswaps (subliminal switching). (Github)
In support of Bitcoin Cash(BCC) hard forks, Coin Security will take a snapshot at 0:40:00 BST on November 16, 2018 and suspend BCC replenishing operations at 23:00 BST on November 15, 2018, according to the official announcement. When the hard fork is complete, the charging opening hours will be announced separately.
Like Bitcoin's core wallet, Electrum Wallet allows users to control their own funds and private keys. Electrum wallets' private keys can also be exported and used on other supported wallets to access funds. Electrum apps are available for Windows, Linux, OSX and Android, but do not support iOS and browser clients.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released a beta version of Electrum 4.0, which supports the Lightning Network.
(Malware, Attack) Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts.