If someone's Electrum wallet connects to one of these servers and tries to send a BTC transaction, they see an official message telling them to update their Electrum wallet, as well as a scam URL.
The main reason for the Trezor vulnerability is that it does not have built-in multi-signature functionality, so its multi-signature implementation is to support Electrum extension. This led to an attack on electrum, and Trezor was affected.
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qtum-electrum adds support for offline staking.
According to security firm Slow Fog, the current latest version of Bitcoin Light Wallet Electrum is 3.3.8, while previous versions of 3.3.4 are known to have "message defects" that allow attackers to send "update prompts" over a malicious ElectrumX server. This "update tip" is very confusing to the user, and if you follow the prompt to download the so-called new version of Electrum, you may be tricked. User feedback because of this attack, stolen bitcoins in more than four digits.
Qtum Electrum synchronously updates electrum-related code and releases v0.18.9.
Examples of online wallets: Breadwallet (BRD), Mycelium, Electrum, Out of Egypt.
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.
Electrum-GRS Developer: Kefkius - Tyler from the United States.
Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum has released a 4.0 beta version, adding several important updates, including support for the Lightning network, nearly a year after the previous version of Electrum, 3.3.8 (last July). In the 4.0 beta version, Electrum mainly added features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers) and Submarineswaps (subliminal switching). (Github.