12/02
2021

setting up verge windows electrum wallet, electrum wind

While advanced settings may discourage users of some personal servers, Esplora is the best choice for users who want to set up both a personal Electrum server and a personal block browser. By bundling the two together, Esplora can save users a lot of time setting up servers and blockchain browsers, respectively.

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03/30
2021

setting up verge windows electrum wallet, windows electrum wallet

On December 27th commentators reported on social media that a malicious group hacking the cryptocurrency wallet Electrum had stolen nearly 250 bitcoins ($937,000). It was later confirmed by Electrum that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet and tricking users into providing password information. Hackers set up a bunch of malicious servers.

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03/15
2021

electrum wallet display seed phrase, Secure Wallet Update: Import Your Seed Phrase

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.

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03/15
2021

transfer electrum wallet to another computer, electrum transfer

If you haven't set up Electrum Wallet to be compatible with your phone wallet, you can use the private key to recover the Electrum wallet on your web wallet. Select Wallet - "Private Key" - "Export" on the Electrum wallet and you will export the file qtum-electrum-private-keys.csv or copy only one private key. Select Recover from WIF on your web wallet, paste the private key, and select Confirm. Check that the wallet address is correct. You may need to use Dump as a Key File to save the key file.

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03/15
2021

how to import a paper wallet to electrum, electrum allet

Wallet developer Electrum has released an emergency patch for a key vulnerability in bitcoin wallets. The vulnerability makes it possible for any website hosting an e-wallet to steal a user's cryptocurrency. The vulnerability means that in the JSONRPC interface, the password is exposed, implying that the hacker has full control of the wallet. However, the first patch failed to resolve the issue, forcing Electrum to release a second update on Sunday night.

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