Blockchain.info, Electrum Wallet.
Dynamic . . . Fake Electrum website for phishing A user has stolen 700 bitcoins.
Hackers have launched a denial-of-service (DoS) attack on a well-known wallet Electrum server, according to Johnwick.io. Hackers used a botnet of more than 140,000 computers to attack Electrum's nodes and simultaneously deployed malicious nodes. When a user connects to these malicious nodes and sends a transaction using an older version of Electrum, the user is prompted to update the Backdoor Client. If the user installs the client as prompted, the private key is stolen and all digital assets are lost. Millions of dollars of digital currency have been stolen, according to Electrum officials.
The electrum and Electrum-LTC versions below 3.3.3 are vulnerable to phishing attacks in which a malicious server displays a message asking the user to download the fake Electrum. To prevent user exposure, versions older than 3.3 can no longer connect to public servers and must be upgraded. Do not download software updates from sources other than electrum.org and electrum-ltc.org.
This isn't the first time electrum has appeared in a fake version. In December, nearly $1 million of BTC was stolen when hackers developed a fake encrypted wallet, Electrum. 1 this year.
Qtum Electrum synchronously updates electrum-related code and releases v0.18.9.
No downtime: Electrum Litecoin is not bound to a specific server;
However, after electrum officials said in early 19th that some security mechanisms should be put in place to prevent this "update phishing", many users of Electrum are still in the old version.
and Android system. Installing Electrum requires you to write down a 12-word seed to help you recover your wallet on multiple devices. If you forget your private key, this seed can also make Electrum look more human. In addition, Electrum has a "cold storage" mode where you don't have to pay Bitcoin to view your balance.
From April 11 to May 14, transaction fees (transfer fees) for Bitcoin (BTC) increased by more than 1,250 percent from $0.38 to $5.16.