It's not hard to run your own Electrum server and point your wallet to just use it. This restores Electrum to the point where it has the same privacy and security attributes as the full node, where no one else can see the address or transaction that the wallet is interested in. Electrum then becomes an all-node wallet.
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.
Slow Fog Alert: The world's leading bitcoin wallet Electrum updates the phishing theft continues.
Electrum-LTC is Electrum's community maintenance port, Litecoin's Bitcoin wallet. It is not the official product of Electrum Technologies GmbH, and it is not supported.
(Malware, Attack) Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts.
This isn't the first time Thatectrum has appeared in a fake version, with hackers developing a fake encrypted wallet, Electrum, in December, resulting in the theft of nearly 250 bitcoins worth about $1 million. In January, GitHub discovered a fake Electrum wallet called "Electrvm" designed to steal users' money. In February, users of encrypted wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet reported that they were facing phishing attacks. (Stationer's House)
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released the official version of 4.0, adding support for lightning networks and other features.
$dir - "$homedir/.electrum/wallets"
Reddit user u/normal_rc: 'The attacker set up a lot of malicious servers. Once a user's Electrum wallet is connected to these servers, they see what appears to be an official message when sending bitcoin transactions, telling them to upgrade the Electrum wallet, which actually contains a fraudulent URL.
According to Bleeping Computer, the Bitcoin wallet app Electrom was on GitHub on May 9th, accusing a phishing product called Electrum Pro of stealing a user's seed key and registering a domain name called electrum without Electrum's permission. The Electrum team noted that there was a piece of code indicating that the counterfeit product might have taken the user's seed key and uploaded it to the electrum. Affected users should transfer funds from Bitcoin URLs managed by Eletrum Pro.