Lightning support in Electrum has been around for a long time. Thomas Voegtlin, the founder of Electrum, first told CoinDesk last summer that Lightning would take it to the next version.
Bitcoin wallet Electrum suffered a phishing attack, at least 1,450 BTC stolen
If friends who have been miners should know that when the FT introduced 20% registered rebates, the rules of the game actually changed. Because the 20% rebate mechanism is actually a risk-free arbitrage. For example, I sign up for two accounts, one large and one small, and under the 20% registration rebate policy, my large number can get 120% of the small transaction mining fee back. That is, I only need to register two accounts, each transaction, the net profit fee of 20% equivalent FT.
Electrum tweeted today about the incident, saying it was "a persistent phishing attack on Electrum users" and imploring users to check the effectiveness of the resources they log on to.
The hash chain is in a block, in addition to the transaction information packaged into the Merkle tree, it also includes the block height, random number, time and so on, where the parent block hash value connects the blocks to form a chain structure, as follows.
Electrum Wallet is one of the most popular Bitcoin wallets and has been around for several years. However, Electrum wallet users often rely on electrum servers, which presents some security and privacy trade-offs. If you use an Electrum personal server, Electrum wallet users can connect locally to their own private servers, enjoying the convenience of Electrum without any trade-offs.
In August-September, Bitcoin wallet Electrum was hacked twice, and according to multiple sources, at least 1,450 BTCs worth $11.6 million were stolen from phishing attacks that faked Electrum upgrade tips.
Another upgrade under study is the release of a new version of the Electrum-LTC desktop wallet. Electrum-LTC is an SPV wallet that can be used in Windows, Linux, and OS X operating systems.
and Android system. Installing Electrum requires you to write down a 12-word seed to help you recover your wallet on multiple devices. If you forget your private key, this seed can also make Electrum look more human. In addition, Electrum has a "cold storage" mode where you don't have to pay Bitcoin to view your balance.
Attackers reportedly created their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked version of Electrum in order to implement the attack. When the user will be vulnerable.