Bitcoin Wallet client Electrum may add support for the Lightning network.
Bitcoin desktop wallet client Electrum has released a 4.0 beta version, adding several important updates, including support for the Lightning network, nearly a year after the previous version of Electrum, 3.3.8 (last July). In the 4.0 beta version, Electrum mainly added features such as PSBT (partially signed Bitcoin transactions), Lightning Network, watchtowers (暸 watchtowers) and Submarineswaps (subliminal switching). (Github)
Google researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered the Bitcoin wallet Electrum.
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 it was an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users and advised them to download wallets from the official website.
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According to a Reddit post on March 26, youTube, the video-sharing platform, allegedly miscast a malicious ad for Bitcoin (BTC) wallet Electrum.
According to Johnwick.io, we will continue to monitor and track the further flow of funds after a recent user submitted a coin-losing incident claiming that the download used an Electrum wallet had been phishing and that more than 700 bitcoins had been lost, and that the stolen address had been added to the Devi AML system. It is reported that malicious websites (electrumsecure) fake Electrum website phishing attacks, to guide users to download and use the wallet, in order to steal the user's private key and other sensitive data. Devi Security Labs is here to remind users not to install unknown sources of Electrum wallets, to avoid asset losses. Electrum Official Website: electrum.org Electrum Phishing Website: electrumsecure.
B: Electrum server can customize messages to appear in the user's electrum light wallet software, giving hackers a chance to broadcast phishing messages.
Electrum is free software used by many cryptocurrencies websites, including merchants and exchanges, to store bitcoins. Anyone can run an Electrum server, and the software supports hardware wallets such as Trezor, Ledger, and Keepkey. Enhanced features include multi-signal and the ability to sign transactions using cold storage devices that are not connected to the network.
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