All About Lightning Electrum
Electrum Bitcoin Wallet is the safest wallet available today. Let's talk about it.
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.
A new version of Electrum Wallet v0.18.16 was released.
The algorithm will reduce the block transmission bandwidth requirement to 1/80, while keeping the probability of conflict at about 1/1000, and the amount of calculation to resolve the conflict is negligible. This algorithm does not rely on mempool to be highly consistent across nodes and does not require additional protocols to keep mempool in sync.
Trezor, the popular cryptocurrencies hardware wallet, introduced two firmware updates on its models Trezor T and Trezor One. Trezor T's new firmware will support more cryptocurrencies, according to the official announcement. These include Monero, Cardano, Stellar, Ripple, Tezos, Decred, Lisk, Zencash, Groestlcoin and Zcash Sapling Hardfork.
This isn't the first time electrum has appeared in a fake version. In December, nearly $1 million of BTC was stolen when hackers developed a fake encrypted wallet, Electrum. 1 this year.
According to the slow fog zone, the Phishing attack by Electrum forged upgrade tips has stolen at least 200 BTCs, and this attack cannot be avoided by upgrading Electrum alone, requiring the entire ecological service to make corresponding changes (because Electrum is not a full node, and then on the transaction broadcast and the corresponding server has a message communication, the attacker can also deploy a malicious server)