Electrum-LTC is a simple but powerful Litecoin wallet. Like its predecessor, the Electrum-Bitcoin wallet, the open source wallet is available on GitHub and anyone can view or upgrade the code.
Bitcoin Future： electrum take off two factor authentication
(Malware, Attack) Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts.
Two-factor authentication for sensitive operations such as trading funds, modifying personal information or changing passwords.
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.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum confirms a phishing attack against its users, reminding them not to download Electrum Wallet software from any channel other than the official website. Earlier media reports said Electrum users had maliciously stolen millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies. Hackers create Electrum wallet software with malicious code, induce users to download, and trick users into providing login information such as passwords to commit theft.
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.
Google researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered the Bitcoin wallet Electrum.
Basic integration with the electrum server (experimental feature, turned off by default)
668 unconfirmed transactions across the Bitcoin network, with a best transaction fee of 0.0001036 BTC, and 2732 unconfirmed transactions across Ethereum.
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.
Despite the refreshing vulnerabilities, analysts remain bullish on Ethereum-based cryptocurrencies.
One of the oldest Bitcoin wallets, Electrum, will support the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
You can download electrum Bitcoin Wallet on the official website "electrum.org". Electrum is also available to users of Ledger Nano S, KeepKey, and TREZOR hardware wallets.
By comparing the electrum-wallet with the official website downloaded by the electrum software, it was found that the software added code to steal a user's wallet and key and sent it back to sites such as Robert Paulson.me, pinnacle-consulting.pw, bestoftechforums.org, which is still alive, proving that the attack is still ongoing.
Electrum wallets have been hacked in recent days and nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen, according to blockchain security team Devi Security Labs. 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." Mars Finance reminds users not to install electrum wallets from unknown sources.