Note: Electrum-XZC is derived from Electrum and uses different seed phrase criteria, so it cannot be imported.
Electrum and MyEtherWalle users face phishing attacks.
One feature of Jaxx, a virtual currency wallet, is to allow users to access built-in exchanges between 13 currencies, enabling timely conversion within the application. Virtual currency wallet Jaxx plans to add at least 30 additional coins in 2017, including Monero, NEM (XEM), Syscoin, Nav Coin, Decred, Lisk and a large number of ELC20 tokens. Currently, Jaxx is striving to become "the ultimate solution for blockchain asset management on the market"
At this time, the SPV-based Electrum wallet became the new favorite of Bitcoin players. Especially for small partners who are new to Bitcoin, editors recommend using electrum wallets.
By default, electrum wallets are randomly connected to a set of Electrum servers. From a privacy perspective, this is not a good thing because it discloses your wallet address and balance to unknown third parties. And unfortunately, many public Electrum servers are run by individuals or groups of blockchain analytics companies or worse. Therefore, if you are using an Electrum wallet, it is generally recommended that you run your own Electrum server and then connect the wallet to that server.
In reality, there have been many examples of this, including Wannacry malware and Electrum Stealware.
Electrum is a well-known light wallet for Bitcoin that adds new features such as server authentication using SSL to prevent MITM attacks. So unlike other Bitcoin light wallets, Electrum cannot communicate directly with different versions of Bitcoin full nodes, and each startup connects to electrumserver to communicate, and electrum.
In order to run an aeternity node on Ubuntu 18.04, we need to pre-install some libraries.
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)
Users of MyEtherWallet and Electrum reported that they were facing phishing attacks.