Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum has released a 4.0 beta version, adding several important updates, including support for the Lightning network, nearly a year after the previous version of Electrum, 3.3.8 (last July). In the 4.0 beta version, Electrum mainly added features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers) and Submarineswaps (subliminal switching). (Github.
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.
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.
According to The Next Web, the attackers even implemented their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked Electrum.
Electrum-LTC is Electrum's community maintenance port, Litecoin's Bitcoin wallet. It is not the official product of Electrum Technologies GmbH, and it is not supported.
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.
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.
This isn't the first time electrum has appeared in a fake version. In December, nearly $1 million of BTC was stolen when hackers developed a fake encrypted wallet, Electrum. 1 this year.
m/44'/60'/0'/x: Electrum, Ledger Chrome App.
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.
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)
Public Electrum server
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.
Electrum users are reminded of the Update Tip, which indicates that the new version of Electrum is likely to be fake, and if installed, transfer Bitcoin out in another security environment in a timely manner.Download DOCX about Investment Property Taxes Capital Gains - What Lubbock Investors Should Know