A new repo qtum-electrum-new has been built to add qtum-related features to the latest code for Bitcoin electrum.
This update prompt is not an official act of Electrum, but a phishing attack by an attacker that exploits a message flaw on the Electrum client and the ElectrumX server, which requires the attacker to deploy the malicious ElectrumX server in advance, and the malicious server is localized by the user's Electrum client (because the Electrum client is a light wallet and the user needs the ElectrumX server to broadcast the transaction). At the time of the madness, malicious ElectrumX servers accounted for as many as 71% of the total, and according to incomplete statistics, hundreds of bitcoins have been stolen in this phishing attack over the past year or so.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum confirms a phishing attack against its users, reminding them not to download Electrum Wallet software from any channel other than the official website. Earlier media reports said Electrum users had maliciously stolen millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies. Hackers create Electrum wallet software with malicious code, induce users to download, and trick users into providing login information such as passwords to commit theft.
Supports stealing BitcoinGold, electrumG, btcprivate (electrum-btcp), bitcore, Exodus.
Electrum and MyEtherWalle users face phishing attacks.
"Electrum DDoS botnet infects more than 152,000 hosts" - Jett.
Vulnerabilities were found in Electrum and Electrum-LTC. It has been fixed in Electrum-LTC 184.108.40.206. If you are running an earlier version, update your software.
In addition to supporting Bitcoin wallets, Piper Wallet supports Litecoin and Electrum Bitcoin desktop clients.
Note: Electrum-XZC is derived from Electrum and uses different seed phrase criteria, so it cannot be imported.
According to Decrypt, the average transaction fee for Bitcoin continues to soar after halving, with BTC's average transaction fee reaching an 11-month high of $5.16 on May 14, up 168 percent from the previous four days, according to Bitinfocharts.