The Electrum development team also warned them that they had nothing to do with a project called Electrum Dark: they used our name without our permission. Be careful with the altcoin version of Electrum, as they are sometimes used as vectors to install malware against your real Bitcoin wallet.
A botnet with more than 140,000 machines has launched a DoS attack on the server of Bitcoin wallet Electrum in an attempt to direct users to software versions designed to steal Bitcoin. Electrum users have been advised to take extra care when using the platform until the issue is resolved. Security researchers familiar with the matter say that if a user installs a fake version of Electrum, all funds contained in the old version will be lost immediately. (TNW)
Note: Electrum-XZC is derived from Electrum and uses different seed phrase criteria, so it cannot be imported.
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The main reason for the Trezor vulnerability is that it does not have built-in multi-signature functionality, so its multi-signature implementation is to support Electrum extension. This led to an attack on electrum, and Trezor was affected.
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A new repo qtum-electrum-new has been built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
In recent days, hackers or hacker groups have stolen more than 200 bitcoins worth about $750,000 by attacking the infrastructure of electrum Bitcoin wallets. The attacker is targeting Electrum.
The number of infected Electrum Bitcoin (BTC) wallets reached 152,000 after a sustained denial-of-service (DoS) attack on its servers. Malwarebytes, an antimalware software company, reported the development in an April 29 blog post.
Researchers at the popular Bitcoin wallet app Electrum have uncovered a malicious shanzhai act aimed at stealing seed keys. The suspicious shanzhai wallet, called Electrum Pro, appeared online in March and has been labeled malware since.