Bitcoin wallet Electrum now supports Lightning online payments, according to Coindesk on July 11. 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.
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A botnet with more than 140,000 machines has launched a DoS attack on the server of Bitcoin wallet Electrum in an attempt to direct users to counterfeit software that steals bitcoins. Security researchers say that if a user installs a fake version of Electrum, all funds contained in the fake version will be lost immediately.
According to information posted on social media on December 27th, Electrum's wallet was hacked and nearly 250 bitcoins ($937,000) were maliciously stolen, coinelegraph reported. Electrum later confirmed that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet and tricking users into providing password information. Reddit user u/ normal_rc that hackers set up a large number of malicious servers. Electrum responded on Twitter today that "this is a persistent phishing attack against Electrum users" and implored users to check the effectiveness of the resources they log on to.
In a forum post on Bitcointalk, website administrator Theymos explained: "If at any time in the past you've logged in to Electrum without a wallet password and opened a web page, your wallet might have been stolen." Particularly paranoid people may want to send all bitcoins (BTCs) from their old Electrum wallets to the newly generated Electrum wallet. "
Most of the wallets we use frequently are in this category, including Bitcoin Electrum, imtoken. The private key of this type of wallet is also the user's own, and is easy to use.
Chain news, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that the de-centric predictor Chainlink token LINK will be traded online in Coinbase Pro, has begun to accept deposit coins, will provide LINK/USD and LINK/ETH trading pairs. Chainlink's tokens are only available on Coinbase Pro, and Coinbase or its mobile apps do not offer transactions for that token.
Coinbase has released several new features, including allowing Bitcoin and Litecoin to be sent directly from Coinbase Commerce, according to coinbase.com.
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Once it hass infected a machine, the stealers to retrieve sensitive information from both Chromium-and Firefox-browser baseds (Chromium, Chrome, Opera, Comodo Dragon, Yandex, Vivaldi, Firefox, Pale Moon, Cyberfox, BlackHawk, K-Meleon, etc.), as well as from Filezilla and cryptocurrency wallets (Bitcoin Core, Ethereum, Electrum LTC, Monero, Electrum, Dash, Litecoin, ZCash, and many others)
A new repo qtum-electrum-new has been built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.