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Bitcoin wallet Electrum suffered a phishing attack, at least 1,450 BTC stolen
Electrum Pro shut down its website after it was revealed that its software was stealing malware for Bitcoin.
The attacker set up a large number of malicious servers. Once a user's Electrum wallet is connected to these servers, they see what appears to be an official message when they send a Bitcoin transaction, telling them to upgrade the Electrum wallet, which actually contains a fraudulent URL.
Google developers have discovered that a Bitcoin wallet Electrum vulnerability could lead to money being stolen from websites.
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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.
Bitcoin wallet Samourai has taken the first step by removing the price of the French currency from its wallet. However, very few people have taken this step. Other companies have opted to list with mBTC, such as bitcoinity, a market data service, and Electrum, a Bitcoin desktop wallet. Usually only Bitcoin die-half powder and competing coin traders know the mBTC, bit, and satoshi units well.
As of press time, phishing attacks that forged Electrum upgrade notifications have stolen at least 1,450 BTC (the number stolen is officially counted by a user, anti-malware companies Malwarebytes and Electrum), with a total value of approximately $11.6 million. It is worth mentioning that Electrum versions lower than 3.3.4 are vulnerable to such phishing attacks. Users who use Electrum wallets should update to the latest version Electrum 3.3.8 through the official website (electrum.org). At present, v4.0.0 has not been officially released. Version, please do not use the link in the prompt message to update, so as to avoid loss of assets