All About Lightning Electrum
According to Reddit user u/normal_rc, electrum's wallet was hacked and nearly 250 bitcoins (243.6 BTCs, nearly $1 million) were maliciously stolen, according to coinelegraph. Electrum then confirmed that the attack included creating a fake version of the wallet to trick users into providing password information. Electrum responded on Twitter that "this is a persistent phishing attack on Electrum users" and warned users not to download Electrum from any source other than the official website.
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Electron Cash is only a version of Electrum, so if you're used to Electrum, you won't have any problems.
Attackers reportedly created their own Electrum servers, which hosted the attacked version of Electrum in order to implement the attack. When the user will be vulnerable.
It's important to transfer the BTC from your original Electrum wallet (to a new Electrum wallet, a new wallet generated by a new monemone, and back it up), which is important to prevent possible BTC loss.
Electrum and MyEtherWalle users face phishing attacks.
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.
Pamela Clegg, head of financial research at CipherTrace, said: "The transition to SegWit may indicate that they are using a new hardware wallet to store their BTC, or simply a desire for cheaper deals. "