In December 2018, Slow Fog first discovered and alerted an attacker to a messaging flaw using the Electrum wallet client, forcing an "update prompt" to pop up during a user's currency transfer operation, inducing users to update and download malware to carry out a currency theft attack, according to Slow Fog. Although electrum officials said in early 2019 that some security mechanisms would be in place to prevent this "update phishing", many users of Electrum are still in the old version (less than 3.3.4) and the old version is still under threat. However, we do not rule out a similar threat to the new version.
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Electrum posted a message about the incident on Twitter today, claiming that "there are currently phishing attacks against Electrum users" and imploring users to check the validity of their login information.
ZClassic (ZCL) has released a beta version of the ZCL Electrum wallet.
Digital Wallet Electrum was hacked, losing 250 bitcoins.
Open Electrum click File Select New.
According to Reddit user u/normal_rc, electrum's wallet was hacked and nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) were maliciously stolen, according to coinelegraph. 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.
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 electrum personal servers, Electrum wallet users can connect locally to their own private servers, enjoying the convenience of Electrum without any trade-offs.
Qtum Official Announcement, Qtum Electrum 0.18.4 New Release, fully supports multi-signature and QRC20. At the same time, it is prohibited to send Token to P2SH addresses to fix problems such as incorrect calculation of the Coin Stake transaction hash. QTUM Global Average $13.99, up 4.1%
Electrum DASH "PrivateSend" is on TestNet.
The world-renowned Bitcoin wallet Electrum "update phishing" currency theft continues.
Dash Electrum 188.8.131.52 was released, renamed Dash-Electrum, adding the option to use Tor Proxy at startup, according to Dash Coin. DASH is now trading at $159, down 3.26 percent.
Electrum-LTC is a simple but powerful Litecoin wallet. Like its predecessor, the Electrum-Bitcoin wallet, the open source wallet is available on GitHub and anyone can view or upgrade the code.
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.
Electrum is a well-known light wallet for Bitcoin that adds new features such as server authentication using SSL to prevent MITM attacks. So unlike other Bitcoin light wallets, Electrum cannot communicate directly with different versions of Bitcoin full nodes, and each startup connects to electrumserver to communicate, and electrum.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released a 4.0 beta version with new updates that support Lightning Networks and more.
Turn on Electrum.
Bitcoin wallet Electrum was hacked and at least 1,450 BTCs were stolen.
A new repo qtum-electrum-new was built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
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According to the slow fog zone, the Phishing attack by Electrum forged upgrade tips has stolen at least 200 BTCs, and this attack cannot be avoided by upgrading Electrum alone, requiring the entire ecological service to make corresponding changes (because Electrum is not a full node, and then on the transaction broadcast and the corresponding server has a message communication, the attacker can also deploy a malicious server)
Star Daily News Bitcoin Wallet Electrum official Twitter announced that the next version of Electrum will support Lightning online payments. Its lightning node implementation has been consolidated into the main branch of Electrum. Electrum also confirmed that the wallet will adopt a new implementation of in-house development written using Python. (Cointelegraph)
UBTC Electrum Light Wallet Multi-Sign Address Transfer Contract Token Tutorial.
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.
A new repo qtum-electrum-new has been built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
Wallet history is available from a central server, such as an Electrum server, but uses a new Tor for each address.
The Litecoin Foundation will migrate from electrum-LTC wallets to BitGo wallets.
After installation, open Electrum, and create a new wallet, Follow the steps from Figure 4 to Figure 8 to generate a new cold wallet address, electrum by default is to create 5 new addresses at a time, note Figure 8, type "listaddressese()" command on the command line, the system will list the newly created 5 Bitcoin addresses, then use the getbukeys command, or get the public key from the menu master key public (the public key and address are not the same concept Oh), please copy this public key down, and save it in a text file. Figure 9 is the private key showing these 5 new addresses, put here just to explain to you, used to compare with Figure 12, 5 private keys are in this never touch the net linux operating system wallet, we do not actually do Figure 9 this step. And don't tell anyone else your private key.
The new version of UBTC Electrum Light Wallet v3.3.4 supports the transfer of ULC20 tokens with multiple signature addresses.
The problem was not fixed. So he had to contact Electrum to highlight the urgency of the issue, and Electrum released Emergency Response Version 3.0.4 a few hours later.