Although at the end of the 18th slow fog alerted the Electrum wallet client's message defects, forcing an "update prompt" to pop up when the user's currency transfer operation, inducing the user to update the download malware, and then carry out currency theft attacks.
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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.
Lightning support in Electrum has been around for a long time. Thomas Voegtlin, the founder of Electrum, first told CoinDesk last summer that Lightning would take it to the next version.
Lesson 1: Third-party Electrum servers can link your two transactions together. This can be avoided by running your own Electrum server, supported by your own full node.
verify checkTxSig (publicKey, sig)
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.
Electrum-LTC is Electrum's community maintenance port, Litecoin's Bitcoin wallet. It is not the official product of Electrum Technologies GmbH, and it is not supported.
At the time of writing, at least 1,450 BTCs worth about $11.6 million had been stolen from phishing attacks that faked Electrum upgrade tips. DeViable 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 Electrum 3.3.8 via the official website (electrum.org), which has not yet been officially released, and do not use the link in the prompt to avoid asset losses.
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.