Electrum wallets have been hacked in recent days and nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen, according to blockchain security team Devi Security Labs. 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." Mars Finance reminds users not to install electrum wallets from unknown sources.
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.
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Open the Ancat QTC Wallet APP- "My" - "Wallet Management" - "Wallet Wizard" select the QTC digital currency you want to register - "New Account" - "Enter password" to create a wallet - "Backup Mnemics" write down 12 Chinese mnemone, and then "Check Mnemics" to complete the creation.
It was later confirmed by Electrum that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet and tricking users into providing password information.
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.
Electrum wallets have lost about $4 million to fishing attacks since December.
This isn't the first time Thatectrum has appeared in a fake version, with hackers developing a fake encrypted wallet, Electrum, in December, resulting in the theft of nearly 250 bitcoins worth about $1 million. In January, GitHub discovered a fake Electrum wallet called "Electrvm" designed to steal users' money. In February, users of encrypted wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet reported that they were facing phishing attacks. (Stationer's House)
You can use Security Seeds to recover your wallet on any Electrum client, even on the Electrum Wallet online web program.
"Electrum DDoS botnet infects more than 152,000 hosts" - Jett.
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The first time you open your wallet, you'll find two options: New Wallet to create a new wallet, and Recover My Wallet to retrieve your wallet from the 12 words recovered.
According to The Next Web, the attackers even implemented their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked Electrum.
By default, electrum wallets are randomly connected to a set of Electrum servers. From a privacy perspective, this is not a good thing because it discloses your wallet address and balance to unknown third parties. And unfortunately, many public Electrum servers are run by individuals or groups of blockchain analytics companies or worse. Therefore, if you are using an Electrum wallet, it is generally recommended that you run your own Electrum server and then connect the wallet to that server.
The attack was caused by Reddit resetting its password by email. Hackers make password changes by resetting password e-mail messages, even if they are not opened, and ultimately cause damage. One hacked user explained: "My email provider is a very large provider we all know and provides logging, but there is no suspicious activity on my email account. My email account also has 2FA. An email from Reddit (the first "Click here to change your password" and the second "Password changed") didn't open in my inbox. "
As a result, in my reset password test user's mailbox, I received the following message, note that after my newly added click, it is the password modification link that the password reset needs to click, which is in the POST request.
UBTC Electrum BUG Fix.
On December 27, Reddit user u/normal_rc reported that Electrum's wallet had been hacked and that nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) had been maliciously stolen, coinelegraph reported. Electrum then confirmed that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is a persistent phishing attack on Electrum users" and warned users not to download Electrum from any source other than the official website.
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.
Passphrase is a BIP39-compliant mn note used to generate determinative wallets. This mnprint is more friendly to human memory than binary or hen characters. The password is generated by converting entropy of a 32bit multiplier length into several words, and the entropy length selected by the ZPC system is 128bit and will be converted into 12 words. Password as a first-level password, held by the user, not open to the public, once lost users will lose ownership of the corresponding account. The password is in the form of the following.
A clone site masquerading as an Electrum SV wallet has emerged. The cloning site has nothing to do with electrum SV and is designed to steal tokens and create chaos in the BSV community.
I haven't forgotten my password. Read my tweets. My wallet forgot my password.
According to Bleeping Computer, the Bitcoin wallet app Electrom was on GitHub on May 9th, accusing a phishing product called Electrum Pro of stealing a user's seed key and registering a domain name called electrum without Electrum's permission. The Electrum team noted that there was a piece of code indicating that the counterfeit product might have taken the user's seed key and uploaded it to the electrum. Affected users should transfer funds from Bitcoin URLs managed by Eletrum Pro.