Last month, GitHub discovered a fake Electrum wallet called "Electrvm" designed to steal user funds. In February this year, the wallet was encrypted.
Bitcoin wallet service Company Electrum was hacked, resulting in the loss of user funds.
Electrum 0.18.8 is available for details at github.
You can use Security Seeds to recover your wallet on any Electrum client, even on the Electrum Wallet online web program.
Electrum wallets have been hacked in recent days and nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen, according to blockchain security team Devi Security Labs. 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 "this is an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users and advised users to download wallet apps from the official website." Mars Finance reminds users not to install electrum wallets from unknown sources.
Recently, some users of Bitcoin Light Wallet electrum have been targeted by a phishing window attack, which prompts users to fail to transfer money using electrum Light Wallet, and also directs users to the specified address to download the "latest version" of the wallet
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.
Users of Bitcoin wallet Electrum are currently facing phishing attacks, according to the Devi Security Lab.
Electrum Wallet is one of the most popular Bitcoin wallets and has been around for several years. However, Electrum wallet users often rely on electrum servers, which presents some security and privacy trade-offs. If you use an Electrum personal server, Electrum wallet users can connect locally to their own private servers, enjoying the convenience of Electrum without any trade-offs.
and open the web page, then your wallet may have been compromised. Particularly paranoid people may want to send all BTCs from their old Electrum wallets to the newly generated Electrum wallet.