On December 27, Reddit user u/normal_rc reported that Electrum's wallet had been hacked and that nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) had been maliciously stolen, coinelegraph reported. 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.
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Google researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered the Bitcoin wallet Electrum.
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 - Lightweight Bitcoin client.
The main reason for the Trezor vulnerability is that it does not have built-in multi-signature functionality, so its multi-signature implementation is to support Electrum extensions. This leads to an attack on Electrum, and Trezor is affected.
The cryptocurrencies wallet Electrum has lost nearly 250 bitcoins ($914,000) as a result of the new phishing attack. Electrum has confirmed the authenticity of the attack. An attacker could induce a user to provide password information by creating a fake wallet.
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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)Tags: electrum import privkey
Click to get the Electrum Personal Server source code and the Electrum Wallet source code.Tags: electrum base64
Japan lost a net worth of about $532 million after its encryption system was hacked in January. The FSA is conducting a rigorous review of the effectiveness of its newly registered password exchange business model.
Note: Electrum-XZC is derived from Electrum and uses different seed phrase criteria, so it cannot be imported.
One of the most anticipated changes to Cryptocurrencies Core 0.18.0 will be the ability to connect users to their hardware wallets (Ledger, Trezor, Digital BitBox, KeepKey, and Coldcard) via the Hardware Wallet Interaction (HWI) tool. This combines one of the most secure ways to store private keys and interact with cryptocurrencies. Hardware wallets are considered secure because the user's private key never leaves the device. Keys are never exposed to the Internet or the computers they are connected to, protecting the hardware wallet from remote hackers. Although you can already use the Electrum personal server to connect the hardware wallet to the Electrum wallet connected to the entire node, HWI will be the first local, hardware-to-node choice for the Bitcoin Core project. Currently, HWI scripts are still only on the command line and require manual procedures to connect hardware wallets.