However, after electrum officials said in early 19th that some security mechanisms should be put in place to prevent this "update phishing", many users of Electrum are still in the old version.
going back to electrum 2.9.3
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
According to The Next Web, the attackers even implemented their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked Electrum.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum now supports Lightning Online Payments According to Coindesk July 11th, Bitcoin Wallet Electrum now supports Lightning Web Payments. It has previously been reported that Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released a beta version of Electrum 4.0, adding support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
Researchers at the popular Bitcoin wallet app Electrum have uncovered a malicious shanzhai act aimed at stealing seed keys. The suspicious shanzhai wallet, called Electrum Pro, appeared online in March and has been labeled malware since.
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The report also shows that Ledger is the most targeted brand, but for no clear reason. Ledger has 57% error extensions, MEW-22%, Safe-8%, Electrum-4%, KeepKey-4% andJaxx-2%
The new version of the wallet will also include undersea switching, which allows BTC to pass from the Bitcoin blockchain to the payment channel network LN. For this novelty, Electrum is based on Boltz technology. Electrum will charge a commission for this service.
Polkadot is included in Universal Faucet.
Send the coin to another wallet for long-term bitcoin storage. There should be a full node behind the wallet, such as the Electrum node pointing to your own Electrum server.