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You can use Security Seeds to recover your wallet on any Electrum client, even on the Electrum Wallet online web program.
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.
"Electrum DDoS botnet infects more than 152,000 hosts" - Jett.
Denley also revealed that the cryptocurrencies wallets in the 49 malicious Chrome browser extensions are Ledger, Trezor, Jaxx, Electrum, Myetherwallet, Metamask, Exodus and Keepkey. He found that the most attacked place was probably Ledger, which concentrated 57% of malicious browser extensions. In second place were Myetherwallet (22 per cent), Trezor (8 per cent), Electrum (4 per cent), Keepkey (4 per cent) and Jaxx (2 per cent).
Since the end of December 2018, Bitcoin wallet Electrum users have lost 771 BTCs (worth about $4 million) in phishing attacks, according to a study released by Malwarebytes Labs. Electrum is known to implement a variant of a technology called Simplified Payment Verification (SPV), which allows users to send and receive transactions without having to download a full copy of the Bitcoin blockchain. An attacker is exploiting a vulnerability that anyone can manipulate a public Electrum peer to carry out an attack. (TNW)
Recently, Microstable online monitoring of a group of foreign hackers since 2015, began to register adtool.tech, jam-software.xyz, robomirror.xyz, electrum-wallet and other phishing host management tools Bitcoin wallet website domain name, used to spread bundled backdoor tool software, once users download from these sites adtool, robomirror, electrum and other tools, will be the host cryptocurrencies-related data back to the hacker's C.C. server.
It's not hard to run your own Electrum server and point your wallet to just use it. This restores Electrum to the point where it has the same privacy and security attributes as the full node, where no one else can see the address or transaction that the wallet is interested in. Electrum then becomes an all-node wallet.
Electrum posted a message about the incident on Twitter today, claiming that "there are currently phishing attacks against Electrum users" and imploring users to check the validity of their login information.