All About Lightning Electrum
The Electrum development team also warned them that they had nothing to do with a project called Electrum Dark: they used our name without our permission. Be careful with the altcoin version of Electrum, as they are sometimes used as vectors to install malware against your real Bitcoin wallet.
Electrum is a popular software wallet that works by connecting to a dedicated server. These servers receive a hash of the Bitcoin address in the wallet and reply with transaction information. Electrum Wallet is fast and has few resources, but by default, it connects to these servers and can easily monitor users. In addition to Electrum, some other software uses public Electrum servers. By 2019, it is a faster and better alternative to BIP37.
According to The Block, Kraken Security Labs has published an article that says Trezor Hardware Wallet Trezor One and Trezor Model T have a clear flaw that could allow an attacker to steal a user's key. The failure is inherent in the hardware wallet and cannot be repaired.
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.
DeViable Security Labs hereby suggests that versions of Electrum below 3.3.4 are vulnerable to such phishing attacks, and users using Electrum Wallet are requested to update to the latest version of Electrum 3.3.8 via the official website (electrum.org), which has not yet been officially released, and do not use the link in the prompt to avoid asset losses.
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.
Today, electrum Wallet's official Twitter feed repeatedly alerted users to hacking attacks.
Andrei Anisimov, engineering manager at Coinbase Custody, describes how the company uses Bitcoin's Child-Pays-For-Parent technology to manage their wallets.
"Electrum DDoS botnet infects more than 152,000 hosts" - Jett.