If you pay too low a transaction fee, your transaction may never be confirmed and will get stuck, which is a limit for botnet operators, but there are certain moments in the Bitcoin market that are easier to trade because the transaction fee per byte becomes lower. Fraudsters can use these particular moments to launch malicious large-scale campaigns.
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Users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are facing a phishing attack, according to the Devi 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 worth about $11.6 million had been stolen from phishing attacks that faked Electrum upgrade tips. DeViable Security Labs hereby suggests that versions of Electrum below 3.3.4 are vulnerable to such phishing attacks, and users using Electrum Wallet 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, and do not use the link in the prompt to avoid asset losses.
Bitcoin wallet Electrum suffered a phishing attack, at least 1,450 BTC stolen
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)
The fact that not many people know is that Esplora is bundled with a based and optimized Electrum server. This Electrum server is derived from Electrs and is now maintained separately by the Blockstream engineering team. Over the past two years, Esplora has become one of the fastest and most scalable Electrum server solutions available for Bitcoin due to continuous updates and performance optimization. Esplora is also the only Electrum server that supports liquid networks.
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In a recent announcement on Twitter, Electrum advised users to disable the automatic connection option and manually select a server, while the company is developing a more powerful Electrum.
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A new repo qtum-electrum-new has been built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
qtum-electrum adds support for offline staking.
Most SPV wallets are well implemented, with vendors getting data from multiple random servers and comparing it, using the best tools to keep your currency records accurate. Of course, Electrum /Electron Cash does a better job.
Users of cryptocurrencies Wallet Electrum and MyEtherWallet are facing phishing attacks, according to posts posted on Reddit and Twitter on February 4. The MyEtherWallet team has issued a warning about phishing emails sent to users. Electrum also posted a warning on its website informing users that the electrum version, which predies 3.3.3, is vulnerable to phishing attacks. The company warned its users not to download software updates from other sources. (Cointelegraph)
You can use Security Seeds to recover your wallet on any Electrum client, even on the Electrum Wallet online web program.
Harry Denley, chief security officer of MyCrypto, a cryptocurrencies wallet company, detailed the discovery of the malicious extension in a blog post. Denley explained that the deleted apps impersonate known cryptocurrencies wallets, including Ledger, Trezor, Jaxx, Electrum, MyEtherWallet, MetaMask, Exodus and KeepKey.