According to an October 25 article from Vergecurrency, the upcoming Verge Core Version 6 can now be tested on Github and released once the pre-release version is tested correctly. Verge also said it had reconsidered the Electrum spectrum and was working on porting the latest ElectrumX server to work with the Verge Core client. "This means that you must upgrade the Electrum client after it is published. Doing so will indicate that you support the new halving schedule. "According to the previously announced timetable, the halving is planned for block 3700,000. (Newslogical)
Dash Electrum 188.8.131.52 was released, renamed Dash-Electrum, adding the option to use Tor Proxy at startup, according to Dash Coin. DASH is now trading at $159, down 3.26 percent.
Users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are facing a phishing attack, according to the Dev Security Lab. Hackers broadcast messages to the Electrum client through a malicious server, prompting the user to update to v4.0.0, and if the user follows the prompt to install this "backdoor-carrying client", the private key is stolen and all digital assets are stolen. At the time of writing, at least 1,450 BTCs (stolen by one user, antimalware firm Malwarebytes and Electrum) had been stolen in phishing attacks that faked Thelectrum upgrade tips, with a total value of about $11.6 million. It is worth mentioning that less than version 3.3.4 of Electrum is vulnerable to such phishing attacks, users using electrum wallets 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 v4.0.0, please do not use the link in the prompt message to update to avoid loss of assets.
More than 140,000 machines were called into forming a "botnet" to attack Electrum's servers, The Next Web reported. Moreover, the attacker apparently deliberately directed the user to use a malicious server posing as an Electrum server, and could immediately steal their bitcoins as soon as the user synchronized their wallet with such servers.
Electrum's ElectrumX performs better than a personal Electrum server and includes a P2P exploration protocol that enables the wallet app of the average user to automatically find and connect to the server. These features make it a great solution for setting up public Electrum servers.
(Malware, Attack) Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts.
Although I don't think the HWI project is as friendly as Electrum Personal Server at the moment, it should reduce the number of independent software components required.
Hacker attackers have even deployed their own servers that integrate the "backdoor" version of electrum clients. Once the user successfully syncs with a malicious server (hundreds of which have been detected so far), it is upgraded to a backdoor.
Core all-node interactions to get the history of your wallet in a private way. You can also choose to use the Electrum server, but you do not encourage regular users to use it. There are also plans to replace the Electrum interface with one that uses client block filtering.
Since the end of December 2018, Bitcoin wallet Electrum users have lost 771 BTCs (worth about $4 million) in phishing attacks, according to a study released by Malwarebytes Labs. Electrum is known to implement a variant of a technology called Simplified Payment Verification (SPV), which allows users to send and receive transactions without having to download a full copy of the Bitcoin blockchain. An attacker is exploiting a vulnerability that anyone can manipulate a public Electrum peer to carry out an attack. (TNW)
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The server of electrum, a well-known Bitcoin wallet, has been severely compromised and users are advised not to use the trading platform until they are fully repaired. It is known that a complex botnet pair with 140,000 machines.
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.
Shunto touch melon, open the github of the electrum, we find the following code in the electrum/electrum/ecc.py.
The Healthy Security Lab is concerned that Nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen in a recent hacking attack on an Electrum wallet. This attack, confirmed by Electrum, involves creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users and advised users to download wallet apps from the official website" and that The Healthy Security Lab advised users not to install an unknown source of Electrum wallets to avoid being tricked.
Electrum is a popular software wallet that works by connecting to a dedicated server. These servers receive a hash of the Bitcoin address in the wallet and reply with transaction information. Electrum wallets are fast and have few resources, but by default, it connects to these servers and can easily monitor users. In addition to Electrum, some other software uses public Electrum servers. By 2019, it is a faster and better alternative to BIP37.
According to Johnwick.io, we will continue to monitor and track the further flow of funds after a recent user submitted a coin-losing incident claiming that the download used an Electrum wallet had been phishing and that more than 700 bitcoins had been lost, and that the stolen address had been added to the Devi AML system. It is reported that malicious websites (electrumsecure) fake Electrum website phishing attacks, to guide users to download and use the wallet, in order to steal the user's private key and other sensitive data. Devi Security Labs is here to remind users not to install unknown sources of Electrum wallets, to avoid asset losses. Electrum Official Website: electrum.org Electrum Phishing Website: electrumsecure.
Public Electrum server.
In addition, small partners who have used Electrum wallets should be aware that with Thecret phrase generated by Electrum, we can recover bitcoin keys on any browser using the Bitcoin Wallet web tool. And Electrum is so secure that there is no evidence that the distributed attack prevention system designed by Dark Wallet will be due to Electrum.
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.
Electrum is free software used by many cryptocurrencies websites, including merchants and exchanges, to store bitcoins. Anyone can run an Electrum server, and the software supports hardware wallets such as Trezor, Ledger, and Keepkey. Enhanced features include multi-signal and the ability to sign transactions using cold storage devices that are not connected to the network.
Verge also said it had reconsidered the Electrum spectrum and was working on porting the latest ElectrumX server to work with the Verge Core client. "This means that you must upgrade the Electrum client after it is published. Doing so will indicate that you support the new halving schedule. "According to the previously announced timetable, the halving is planned for block 3700,000. (Newslogical)
I can say that this is not the entire secure money storage solution. Electrum Wallet provides you with a user-friendly solution to send/receive Bitcoin payments on a regular basis.
In an April 29 blog post, Malwarebytes, an antimalware software company, said the number of infected Electrum Bitcoin wallets had reached 152,000 after the server was attacked by DoS. Malwarebytes found that the number of infected machines in botnets had reached 152,000, and the total amount of stolen funds had risen to $4.6 million. The company identified a loader called Trojan.BeamWinHTTP, which also involved downloading previously detected Electrum DoSMiner. The largest botnets are reported to be concentrated in asia-Pacific, Brazil and Peru, and botnets attacking Electrum infrastructure are growing. (Cointelegraph)
This isn't the first time Thatectrum has appeared in a fake version, with hackers developing a fake encrypted wallet, Electrum, in December, resulting in the theft of nearly 250 bitcoins worth about $1 million. In January, GitHub discovered a fake Electrum wallet called "Electrvm" designed to steal users' money. In February, users of encrypted wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet reported that they were facing phishing attacks. (Stationer's House)