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2021-04-21

From August to September, the Bitcoin wallet Electrum was phished twice by hackers. According to statistics from various parties, the phishing attacks forged Electrum upgrade notifications have stolen at least 1,450 BTC worth $11.6 million.

However, after electrum officials said in early 19th that some security mechanisms should be put in place to prevent this "update phishing", many users of Electrum are still in the old version.

According to The Next Web, the attackers even implemented their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked Electrum.

Qtum Electrum is a Qtum desktop light wallet modified from the well-known Bitcoin wallet Electrum. Compared to the current Qtum Core full-node wallet, Qtum Electrum takes up less disk space and takes less time to synchronize chunks, supports multi-signature and hardware wallets, supports cold wallet mode, supports the import of mnomes into mobile wallets, and uses SPV authentication to ensure security.

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As mentioned earlier, because electrum light wallets are different from Bitcoin light wallets such as MultiBit or Breadwallet, they cannot communicate directly with bitcoin full nodes and can only communicate with electrum.

A new repo qtum-electrum-new has been built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.

During the theft of electrum Bitcoin wallets, more than 70 percent of their networks were controlled by attackers.

Electrum vulnerability exposes thousands of Bitcoin wallets.

Electrum vulnerability exposes thousands of Bitcoin wallets.

Bitcoin Wallet providers like Trezor and Electrum.

Click to get the Electrum Personal Server source code and the Electrum Wallet source code.

Try merging your digital currency by sending some larger payments to your currency address. For example, if you have received 1,000 0.001 BTCs, you can merge small transactions by sending yourself 0.1 BTCs and repeat this action 10 times. Or import mnemics into a software wallet, such as Electrum, transfer assets through the software wallet to empty the hardware wallet, and then reinitialize the hardware wallet.

A vulnerability in the well-known Bitcoin wallet Electrum technology has exposed thousands of Bitcoin wallets.

Reddit user u/normal_rc: 'The attacker set up a lot of malicious servers. Once a user's Electrum wallet is connected to these servers, they see what appears to be an official message when sending bitcoin transactions, telling them to upgrade the Electrum wallet, which actually contains a fraudulent URL.

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DeViable Security Labs hereby suggests that versions of Electrum below 3.3.4 are vulnerable to such phishing attacks, and users using Electrum Wallet are requested to update to the latest version of Electrum 3.3.8 via the official website (electrum.org), which has not yet been officially released, and do not use the link in the prompt to avoid asset losses.