All About Lightning Electrum
In an April 29 blog post, Malwarebytes, an antimalware software company, said the number of infected Electrum Bitcoin wallets had reached 152,000 after the server was attacked by DoS. Malwarebytes found that the number of infected machines in botnets had reached 152,000, and the total amount of stolen funds had risen to $4.6 million. The company identified a loader called Trojan.BeamWinHTTP, which also involved downloading previously detected Electrum DoSMiner. The largest botnets are reported to be concentrated in asia-Pacific, Brazil and Peru, and botnets attacking Electrum infrastructure are growing. (Cointelegraph)
By default, electrum wallets are randomly connected to a set of Electrum servers. From a privacy perspective, this is not a good thing because it discloses your wallet address and balance to unknown third parties. And unfortunately, many public Electrum servers are run by individuals or groups of blockchain analytics companies or worse. Therefore, if you are using an Electrum wallet, it is generally recommended that you run your own Electrum server and then connect the wallet to that server.
In a forum post on Bitcointalk, website administrator Theymos explained: "If at any time in the past you've logged in to Electrum without a wallet password and opened a web page, your wallet might have been stolen." Particularly paranoid people may want to send all bitcoins (BTCs) from their old Electrum wallets to the newly generated Electrum wallet. "
You can download electrum Bitcoin Wallet on the official website "electrum.org". Electrum is also available to users of Ledger Nano S, KeepKey, and TREZOR hardware wallets.
Dynamic . . . Electrum wallet attacked nearly 250 bitcoins were stolen.
Coinplug had expressed support for the BCC as early as August 10, but did not go online in time for the BCC deal. But with the development of BCC, on September 3rd the new CPDAX launched BCC transactions. And the company points out that by creating CPDAX accounts, users will get the same amount of BCC as they did with Bitcoin at the time of the Split on August 1. At present, however, digital assets on these platforms cannot be converted directly into won. And in order to give back to users, the platform is free of all transaction fees from September 1 to 27.
Electrum hackers pre-empted a large number of "normal" electrum servers on the P2P network.
Qtum Electrum synchronously updates electrum-related code.