Core all-node interactions to get the history of your wallet in a private way. You can also choose to use the Electrum server, but you do not encourage regular users to use it. There are also plans to replace the Electrum interface with one that uses client block filtering.
When an Electrum wallet queries a third-party Electrum server, the server can link two transactions together and know which address is a zero address.
08Coincover launches insurance business against online encrypted wallet hacking.
The latest version of UBTC Electrum Light Wallet V3.3.3 is available for download.
B: Electrum server can customize messages to appear in the user's electrum light wallet software, giving hackers a chance to broadcast phishing messages.
Slow fog alert: Bitcoin wallet Electrum "updates phishing" currency theft continues.
In contrast, another wallet, Stratis Electrum, is a simplified trading client.
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.
My Trezor (original version, not T-model) asked for the firmware to be upgraded, and I did... The screen then prompts you if you want to create a new wallet or restore an existing wallet. Apparently, Trezor reset when the firmware was upgraded. Fortunately, I have a recovery card.
In the last six months, Electrum wallet users have lost 771 BTCs to phishing attacks.