In recent days, hackers or hacker groups have stolen more than 200 bitcoins worth about $750,000 by attacking the infrastructure of electrum Bitcoin wallets. The attacker is targeting Electrum.
The latest version of UBTC Electrum Light Wallet v3.2.8 is available.
Recently, jonald_fyookball, founder of Bitcoin Cash SPV Wallet Electron Cash, posted on the community forum R/BTC that Mark Lundeberg had recently developed a node checker optimized for Bitcoin cash to make Bitcoin cash more reliable.
Digital wallet developer Electrum has released an emergency patch saying it found a vulnerability that could lead any website hosting Electrum to steal a user's digital currency, exposing passwords to the JOHNSONRPC interface and ingelling hackers full control of the wallet. Earlier, Electrum released the first patch, but it didn't seem to solve the problem, and they released a second update urgently Sunday night local time.
For example, the fire coin BTC requires one confirmation to be accounted for, according to the principle of equal time, ETH should be 40 confirmations, while the actual number of confirmations required is only 15. BCH forks pre-war exchanges only need 1-6 confirmations, during the war exchanges require 30, or even 144 confirmations, when BCH joined the restructuring protection, exchanges only require 10 confirmations to ensure that they are not double-flowered.
According to Bleeping Computer, the BTC wallet app Electrom accused a phishing product called Electrum Pro of stealing a user's seed key on May 9 on GitHub 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 BTC URLs managed by Eletrum Pro.
One of electrum Bitcoin's most popular wallets first appeared around 2011.
Star Daily News 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. (Cointelegraph)
Security firm: Electrum Wallet suffered a massive DoS attack that has cost millions of dollars.
Slow Fog Alert: The world's leading bitcoin wallet Electrum updates the phishing theft continues.