The Electrum team has also been developing other features. Electrum Wallet users can view the full release notes here.
Digital Wallet Electrum was hacked, losing 250 bitcoins.
"Electrum DDoS botnet infects more than 152,000 hosts" - Jett.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released a beta version of Electrum 4.0, which supports the Lightning Network.
Dash Electrum 220.127.116.11 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.
Lightweight Bitcoin Wallet Electrum announced that the next version will support Lightning network payments, implemented with Python, an electrum network node where wallet users do not need to run Lightning network nodes themselves to make payments, and electrum's Lightning network nodes have now been merged into the Electrum master branch.
According to The Next Web, the attackers even implemented their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked Electrum.
When Electrum wallets are synchronized with malicious servers, they are instructed to "update" clients provided by hackers, resulting in the loss of assets contained in older versions. Previously, in December 2018, Electrum.
Wallet, Coldlar, Electrum, Huobi.
Dash releases Dash Electrum 18.104.22.168 version
According to the dimensionality reduction security laboratory (johnwick.io), hackers launched a denial of service (DoS) attack on the well-known wallet Electrum server. The hackers used a botnet of more than 140,000 computers to attack Electrum nodes and deployed malicious nodes at the same time . When users connect to these malicious nodes and use the old version of Electrum to send transactions
Attackers reportedly created their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked version of Electrum in order to implement the attack. When the user will be vulnerable.
Electrum Bitcoin Wallet.
Trojan.BeamWinHTTP loader, which also involves downloading previously detected Electrum DoSMiner.
According to Reddit user u/normal_rc, electrum's wallet was hacked and nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) were maliciously stolen, according to coinelegraph. Electrum then confirmed that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is a persistent phishing attack on Electrum users" and warned users not to download Electrum from any source other than the official website.
(Malware, Attack) Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts.
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.