On December 27, Reddit user u/normal_rc reported that Electrum's wallet had been hacked and that nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) had been maliciously stolen, coinelegraph reported. 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.
"rpc-external": true, // true on behalf of the RPC port open to external access, it is recommended that only the service synchronization node be turned on, the authentication node and the synchronization node that is not serviced are recommended to shut down.
Vulnerabilities were found in Electrum and Electrum-LTC. It has been fixed in Electrum-LTC 184.108.40.206. If you are running an earlier version, update your software.
Dash releases Dash Electrum 220.127.116.11 version
Raven Protocol has previously stated in the community before IDO that this time the IDO purchased up to 100 BNBs per account, or 2 million RAVEN. At the same time, it says, unlike a centralized exchange, DEX does not limit the amount of money each account can buy, and how much each account buys depends on self-awareness.
Dynamic . . . Electrum wallet attacked nearly 250 bitcoins were stolen.
The Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum has released a beta version 4.0, which adds support for several important updates such as the Lightning Network. This version is nearly a year away from the previous version of Electrum 3.3.8 (July last year)
Since the end of December 2018, Bitcoin wallet Electrum users have lost 771 BTCs (worth about $4 million) in phishing attacks, according to a study released by Malwarebytes Labs. Electrum is known to implement a variant of a technology called Simplified Payment Verification (SPV), which allows users to send and receive transactions without having to download a full copy of the Bitcoin blockchain. An attacker is exploiting a vulnerability that anyone can manipulate a public Electrum peer to carry out an attack. (TNW)
Send the coin to another wallet for long-term bitcoin storage. There should be a full node behind the wallet, such as the Electrum node pointing to your own Electrum server.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum now supports Lightning Online Payments According to Coindesk July 11th, Bitcoin Wallet Electrum now supports Lightning Web Payments. It has previously been reported that Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released a beta version of Electrum 4.0, adding support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network.