Bitcoin wallet Electrum official Twitter announced that the next version of Electrum will support Lightning online payments. Its lightning node implementation has been consolidated into the main branch of Electrum. Electrum also confirmed that the wallet will adopt a new implementation of in-house development written using Python.
A clone site masquerading as an Electrum SV wallet has emerged. The cloning site has nothing to do with electrum SV and is designed to steal tokens and create chaos in the BSV community. Most interestingly, although the clone site claims to be a BSV wallet, it is full of links to BCH resources, including the Electron Cash (BCH Wallet) library on GitHub.
Of course, there are wallets that are not designed according to BIP rules, such as Electrum, which was the first to use mnbike patterns, and the first determinizer wallet, which was introduced in 2011, and later Trezor's introduction of the mbike rule BIP-39, which became a recognized industry standard with its widespread use. Electrum and BIP-39's mone word rules are similar, but BIP-39 uses a fixed set of 2048 thesaver, electrum uses another thesaver, but can be compatible with BIP-39's monemone thesaver, reverse is not compatible.
The latest version of UBTC Electrum Light Wallet v3.2.8 is available.
The Healthy Security Lab is concerned that Nearly 250 bitcoins have been stolen in a recent hacking attack on an Electrum wallet. 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" and that The Healthy Security Lab advised users not to install an unknown source of Electrum wallets to avoid being tricked.
Wallet history is available from a central server, such as an Electrum server, but uses a new Tor for each address.
Popular wallet developer Electrum has released an emergency patch for a key vulnerability in its Bitcoin wallet. The vulnerability allows any website hosting electrum wallets to potentially steal a user's cryptocurrency. A vulnerability means that the password is exposed to the JSONRPC interface, implying that the hacker has full control over the wallet. The first patch failed to fix the problem, forcing Electrum to release a second update on Sunday night.
Slow fog alert: Bitcoin wallet Electrum "updates phishing" currency theft continues.
Electrum is another popular Bitcoin wallet that has been around for nearly a decade. Electrum Bitcoin Wallet has been available for all devices since 2011 and was one of the most widely used wallet applications before other alternatives emerged. There are still a lot of people who are still swearing at the Electrum wallet.
Researchers at the popular Bitcoin wallet app Electrum have uncovered a malicious shanzhai act aimed at stealing seed keys. The suspicious shanzhai wallet, called Electrum Pro, appeared online in March and has been labeled malware since.