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.
The Healthy Security Lab is concerned that Nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen in a recent hacking attack on an Electrum wallet. This attack, confirmed by Electrum, involves creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that it was an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users and advised them to download wallets from the official website.
Bitcoin wallet service Company Electrum was hacked, resulting in the loss of user funds.
Subsequently confirmed by Electrum itself, the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information.
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Abstract: On December 27, commentators reported on social media that a malicious group hacking the cryptocurrency wallet Electrum had stolen nearly 250 bitcoins (about $937,000). The attack was later confirmed by Electrum, which created a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. "Hackers set up a bunch of malicious servers," Reddit user u/normal_r.
According to information posted on social media on December 27th, Electrum's wallet was hacked and nearly 250 bitcoins ($937,000) were maliciously stolen, coinelegraph reported. Electrum later confirmed that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet and tricking users into providing password information. Reddit user u/ normal_rc that hackers set up a large number of malicious servers. Electrum responded on Twitter today that "this is a persistent phishing attack against Electrum users" and implored users to check the effectiveness of the resources they log on to.
Recent scam extortions have been common: a School District system in California has been downed by encrypted ransomware; a scam based on Google's advertising system; an OMG phishing website that resulted in the theft of a user's private key; and a Bitcoin wallet, Electrum Update, which has been updated to steal money.
Daily Security News: Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has suffered a massive DDoS attack that has cost millions of dollars.