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.
Send the coin to another wallet for long-term bitcoin storage. There should be a full node behind the wallet, such as the Electrum node pointing to your own Electrum server.
Although in early 2019 Electrum officials said they would take some security measures to prevent such updates from occurring, for example.
But that doesn't mean it's over, because once the outbreak is over (about three months from now), there's going to be a retaliatory rebound offline.
Electrum Bitcoin is one of the most popular wallets, first appearing around 2011.Tags: bitcoin electrum mining
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Joining a mining pool is a relatively safe way to monetize bitcoins. Mining pools allow collaboration, rather than competing with other miners for miners' rewards. Mining pools work together to create new blocks, but you may need to contribute at least 4% of the total hash rate to join the pool. In other words, one or more of the machines you own must be powerful. Nevertheless, operating machines in mining pools is safer and more profitable than mining alone.
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.
Note: Electrum-XZC is derived from Electrum and uses different seed phrase criteria, so it cannot be imported.
Digital wallet developer Electrum has released an emergency patch saying it found a vulnerability that could lead any website hosting Electrum to steal a user's digital currency, exposing passwords to the JOHNSONRPC interface and ingelling hackers full control of the wallet. Earlier, Electrum released the first patch, but it didn't seem to solve the problem, and they released a second update urgently Sunday night local time.
Ledger officially tweeted that the Nano S firmware 1.5.5 update is now available and contains new algorithms and security updates, recommending that Nano S users update to that version.
Affected versions of Windows include Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, and more. But Windows XP is fine.Tags: electrum for windows xp