When an Electrum wallet queries a third-party Electrum server, the server can link two transactions together and know which address is a zero address.
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A new version of Electrum Wallet v0.18.16 was released.
The Electrum team has also been developing other features. Electrum Wallet users can view the full release notes here.
Electrum client. A veteran security research expert told Hard Fork that if a user installs the problem version of Electrum.
The Electrum development team also warned them that they had nothing to do with a project called Electrum Dark: they used our name without our permission. Be careful with the altcoin version of Electrum, as they are sometimes used as vectors to install malware against your real Bitcoin wallet.
circuit. A closely related idea is to connect the Electrum servers in the onion routing network together. When creating such a scenario, care should be taken to avoid time correlations that link addresses together, otherwise the server might use the fact that the requested addresses are time-close to each other.
The Healthy Security Lab is concerned that Nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen in a recent hacking attack on an Electrum wallet. This attack, confirmed by Electrum, involves creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users and advised users to download wallet apps from the official website" and that The Healthy Security Lab advised users not to install an unknown source of Electrum wallets to avoid being tricked.
Attackers send phishing emails with bitcoin gold or Electrum wallets as the theme to the victim and deploy malicious programs with built-in python code through attachments or links in the messages to steal the victim's cryptocurrencies account information and passwords, and to find information about workstations and servers related to cryptocurrencies wallets through intrusions into the local network.
A new repo qtum-electrum-new was built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
Electrum 0.18.8 is available for details at github.