Wallets such as Bitcoin Core and Electrum have all had modified packages posted by phishing websites for users to download, resulting in currency theft.
Randy Brito: Locha mesh centralization and censorship resistance is very important, but if there is no way to motivate people to provide these services, such as Bitcoin block data and the latest Bitcoin transactions, Electrum servers, lightning networks, offline push tx services and gateways, all of which are within this grid, then Locha mesh will be limited to the main messaging functions, and people need to keep their Locha mesh nodes online, and the only motivation is to be able to send messages within the mesh.
Electrum, one of the oldest Bitcoin wallets on the market since 2011, will soon support the Lightning Network (LN). The company said LN features would be part of an upcoming major upgrade.
Encrypted digital asset wallets. So far, there are about 30 encrypted digital wallets on the market that support the Lightning network, up from just six in early 2019, according to Lightning Network Stores. These wallets are divided into managed wallets and unmanaged wallets, supporting mainly Android and iOS, and a small number of wallets also support Windows, Mac, Linux and browser plug-ins. Notably, in early July, the old wallet Electrum released a new version that also supports features such as lightning networks, watchtowers, and submersion.
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)
According to the Dimensionality Reduction Security Lab, users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are currently facing phishing attacks. The hacker broadcasts a message to the Electrum client through a malicious server, prompting the user to update to v4.0.0. If the user installs this "backdoor client" as prompted, the private key will be stolen and all digital assets will be stolen
Lightweight Bitcoin Wallet Electrum will support Lightning network payments.
Lesson 1: Third-party Electrum servers can link your two transactions together. This can be avoided by running your own Electrum server, supported by your own full node.
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.
The Electrum team has announced the attack in an official tweet, saying that "this is an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users" and reminding them to check the authenticity of the client's source before logging in. The team published its official website, and the Electrum clients downloaded elsewhere may be problematic.
Chain News, the old Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum released the official version 4.0, added support lightning network and many other important updates, and has released an update version 4.0.1. Electrum adds features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers), and Submarine Swaps (submarine switching) for version 4.0.
The world-renowned Bitcoin wallet Electrum "update phishing" currency theft continues.
Electrum, one of the oldest Bitcoin wallets on the market since 2011, will soon support the Lightning Network (LN). The company said LN features would be part of an upcoming major upgrade. (Cointelegraph)
Bitcoin wallet Electrum was hacked and at least 1,450 bitcoins were stolen.
Electrum DASH "PrivateSend" is on TestNet.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has been targeted by phishing hackers who used fake versions of software to trick users into lying about it.
In recent days, hackers or hacker groups have stolen more than 200 bitcoins worth about $750,000 by attacking the infrastructure of electrum Bitcoin wallets. The attacker is targeting Electrum.
The electrum and Electrum-LTC versions below 3.3.3 are vulnerable to phishing attacks in which a malicious server displays a message asking the user to download the fake Electrum. To prevent user exposure, versions older than 3.3 can no longer connect to public servers and must be upgraded. Do not download software updates from sources other than electrum.org and electrum-ltc.org.
Electrum LTC Wallet is a desktop-based cryptocurrencies wallet that supports Litecoin. Here are some aspects of wallets: Like its predecessor, Electrum- Bitcoin Wallet, open source wallets can be found on GitHub, where anyone can view or upgrade codes.
Bitcoin Electrum Wallet Developer announces release of version 4.0. This update brings several new features, notably the experimental support for Lightning Network.
The latest version of Selectrum 4.0, the Bitcoin wallet, was released on Wednesday to increase support for the Bitcoin Lightning network. The service can be enabled through the Electrum application or through the command line interface. In an application, the user must search the Information section to open it. The new version of Electrum also supports "Submarine Swaps", allowing people to exchange bitcoins on the chain in exchange for a lightning version for a fee. (Decrypt)
Like Bitcoin's core wallet, Electrum Wallet allows users to control their own funds and private keys. Electrum wallets' private keys can also be exported and used on other supported wallets to access funds. Electrum apps are available for Windows, Linux, OSX and Android, but do not support iOS and browser clients.
Click to get the Electrum Personal Server source code and the Electrum Wallet source code.
Light wallets such as Bitcoin's Electrum can be used with simple tree structures and SPV (Simple Payment Ensure) technology. The underlying code framework uses Bitcoin core to support multi-virtual machines such as smart contracts, EVMs, x86 VMs, etc.; Convert transactions into Ethereum accounts, and subsequent lightning networks and payment channels are expected to speed up the processing of online transactions.