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.
According to slow fog zone news, Electrum fake upgrade tips of the phishing attack has stolen at least 200 BTC, this attack by upgrading Electrum alone can not be avoided, the need for the entire ecological service to make corresponding changes (because Electrum this client is not a full node, and then on the transaction broadcast and the corresponding service side of the message communication, attackers can also deploy malicious server). Slow fog zones remind users that phishing attacks like Electrum require long-term vigilance. The slow fog zone has previously issued an alert for selectrum phishing updates, and hackers who attacked Electrum wallets used Electrum's software to unusually construct malicious software update prompts to induce users to update and download malware usage.
Vulnerabilities were found in Electrum and Electrum-LTC. It has been fixed in Electrum-LTC 220.127.116.11. If you are running an earlier version, update your software.
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 has released a beta version of Electrum 4.0, which supports the Lightning Network.
The wallet system has completed the function to scan the QR code and analyze the data of the QR code.
According to the dimensionality reduction security laboratory (johnwick.io), hackers launched a denial of service (DoS) attack on the well-known wallet Electrum server. The hackers used a botnet of more than 140,000 computers to attack Electrum nodes and deployed malicious nodes at the same time . When users connect to these malicious nodes and use the old version of Electrum to send transactions
In recent days, hackers or hacker groups have stolen more than 200 bitcoins worth about $750,000 by attacking the infrastructure of electrum Bitcoin wallets. The attacker is targeting Electrum.
According to an October 25 article from Vergecurrency, the upcoming Verge Core Version 6 can now be tested on Github and released once the pre-release version is tested correctly. Verge also said it had reconsidered the Electrum spectrum and was working on porting the latest ElectrumX server to work with the Verge Core client. "This means that you must upgrade the Electrum client after it is published. Doing so will indicate that you support the new halving schedule. "According to the previously announced timetable, the halving is planned for block 3700,000. (Newslogical)
You can use Security Seeds to recover your wallet on any Electrum client, even on the Electrum Wallet online web program.