According to the slow fog zone, the Phishing attack by Electrum forged upgrade tips has stolen at least 200 BTCs, and this attack cannot be avoided by upgrading Electrum alone, requiring the entire ecological service to make corresponding changes (because Electrum is not a full node, and then on the transaction broadcast and the corresponding server has a message communication, the attacker can also deploy a malicious server)
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When an Electrum wallet queries a third-party Electrum server, the server can link two transactions together and know which address is a zero address.
Electrum has a good reputation in the market. The wallet's user interface may not be pretty enough, but the features are worth using.
In this demo, Electrum developer Chris Belcher shows how to set up and use an Electrum personal 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.
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Well-known Bitcoin wallet Electrum "update phishing" currency theft continues.
Notably, stable coin operator Paxos has created encrypted assets that can be exchanged for physical gold. Paxos launched PAX Gold (PAXG), a gold-backed ELC-20 token, in September 2019, claiming to be the first encrypted asset to redeem physical gold.
Chain News, lightweight Bitcoin Wallet Electrum announced that the next version will support Lightning network payment, implemented using Python, Electrum as a Lightning network node, wallet users do not need to run lightning network nodes to make payments, electrum lightning network nodes have been merged into the Electrum master branch.
Wallet service Electrum plans to support Bitcoin Lightning online trading technology by the end of July.
Users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are currently facing phishing attacks, according to the Devi Security Lab. Hackers broadcast messages to electrum clients through a malicious server, prompting the user to update to v4.0.0, and if the user is prompted to install this backdoor-carrying client, the private key is stolen and all digital assets are stolen. As of 13:00, at least 1450 BTCs worth approximately $11.6 million had been stolen from phishing attacks that forged Electrum upgrade tips. Devi 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 Electrum3.3.8 via the official website (electrum.org), which has not yet been officially released v4.0.0, and do not use the link in the prompt message to avoid asset losses.
The best thing about Electrum is that it can be downloaded and stored on our computers in a short time. But the downside is that if the computer on which we store bitcoins is damaged, in the event of a house fire or hacking, the bitcoins we store will disappear.