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.
Google researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered the Bitcoin wallet Electrum.
PC Wallet completes the prototyping of the new PC Wallet product, exporting PRD and English Text Electrum wallets.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released a beta version of Electrum 4.0, which supports the Lightning Network.
Recently, some users of Bitcoin Light Wallet electrum have been targeted by a phishing window attack, which prompts users to fail to transfer money using electrum Light Wallet, and also directs users to the specified address to download the "latest version" of the wallet
If someone's Electrum wallet is connected to one of these servers and tries to send a BTC transaction, they will see an official message telling them to update their Electrum wallet, as well as a scam URL.
Lightning support in Electrum has been around for a long time. Thomas Voegtlin, the founder of Electrum, first told CoinDesk last summer that Lightning would take it to the next version.
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.Tags: electrum wallet xvg
The attacker set up a large number of malicious servers. Once a user's Electrum wallet is connected to these servers, they see what appears to be an official message when they send a Bitcoin transaction, telling them to upgrade the Electrum wallet, which actually contains a fraudulent URL.
SBTC-supported wallets are: Coin Letter, Bitpie, Kussin (Hardware Cold Wallet), BYING, Electrum, etc.
BTC wallet app Electrum was attacked and users lost millions of dollars.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum confirms a phishing attack against its users, reminding them not to download Electrum Wallet software from any channel other than the official website. Earlier media reports said Electrum users had maliciously stolen millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies. Hackers create Electrum wallet software with malicious code, induce users to download, and trick users into providing login information such as passwords to commit theft.