VertCoin (VTC) uses the unique Adaptive N-factor in Scrypt.
B: Electrum server can customize messages to appear in the user's electrum light wallet software, giving hackers a chance to broadcast phishing messages.
Use BitHD shields and blades to prevent Electrum wallet "message defects" attacks.
Analysis . . . Bitcoin wallet Electrum "update phishing" currency theft continues.
According to Bleeping Computer, the BTC wallet app Electrom accused a phishing product called Electrum Pro of stealing a user's seed key on May 9 on GitHub and registering a domain name called electrum without Electrum's permission. The Electrum team noted that there was a piece of code indicating that the counterfeit product might have taken the user's seed key and uploaded it to the electrum. Affected users should transfer funds from BTC URLs managed by Eletrum Pro.
Popular wallet developer Electrum has released an emergency patch for a key vulnerability in its Bitcoin wallet. The vulnerability allows any website hosting electrum wallets to potentially steal a user's cryptocurrency. A vulnerability means that the password is exposed to the JSONRPC interface, implying that the hacker has full control over the wallet. The first patch failed to fix the problem, forcing Electrum to release a second update on Sunday night.
Vertcoin has no fund-raising, pre-mining or airdropped funding, and its funding depends on community donations.
Users can use two-factor authentication for Electrum wallets. This also adds extra security to the wallet.
(Malware, Attack) Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts.
Bitcoin wallet Electrum was hacked and at least 1,450 BTCs were stolen.