All About Lightning Electrum
The problem was not fixed. So he had to contact Electrum to highlight the urgency of the issue, and Electrum released Emergency Response Version 3.0.4 a few hours later.
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.
From August to September, the Bitcoin wallet Electrum was phished twice by hackers. According to statistics from various parties, the phishing attacks forged Electrum upgrade notifications have stolen at least 1,450 BTC worth $11.6 million.
The Electrum team has announced the attack in an official tweet, saying that "this is an ongoing phishing attack on Electrum users" and reminding users to check the authenticity of the client's source before logging in. The team published its official website, and electrum clients downloaded elsewhere may be problematic.
Secret seed: 0x11a7c60cc1e1934e549da88512ea4b9dbb53bed6845af90d3e12f67a39b4a48.
(Malware, Attack) Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts.
At the time of writing, at least 1,450 BTCs worth about $11.6 million had been stolen from phishing attacks that faked Electrum upgrade tips. 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.
Warning! In that example, I share my private key with you. You shouldn't do this in real life. The person who owns the private key is the owner of the Bitcoin assigned to the address of the key. This is a sign of ownership.
At this time, the SPV-based Electrum wallet became the new favorite of Bitcoin players. Especially for small partners who are new to Bitcoin, editors recommend using electrum wallets.