12/11
2020

electrum download being bloacked malware, Microsoft Edge Blocked

In a Reddit post, a user named mrsxeplatypus warned users to watch out for an electrum malware version of the ad and described how the scam ad worked. According to reports, the malicious ad disguised as electrum ads, click on the ad, will start downloading EXE files. In fact, users go to the fake url elecktrum.org, not the electrum.org. Google is said to have taken steps to deal with the malicious ad.

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10/19
2020

electrum debug windwo, g electrum

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.

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10/19
2020

electrum on mac, electrum

Electrum tweeted today about the incident, saying it was "a persistent phishing attack on Electrum users" and imploring users to check the effectiveness of the resources they log on to.

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