All About Lightning Electrum
Digital Wallet Electrum was hacked, losing 250 bitcoins.
This makes Electrum by far the oldest wallet to use Lightning payment methods.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum now supports Lightning Online Payments According to Coindesk July 11th, Bitcoin Wallet Electrum now supports Lightning Web Payments. It has previously been reported that Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has released a beta version of Electrum 4.0, adding support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
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The cryptocurrencies wallet Electrum was hacked and lost 250 bitcoins.
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.
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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 wallets are fast and have 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.
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum will support the Lightning network in the next release, and its Lightning nodes have been merged into electrum's main branch, according to Cointegraph. Electrum also confirmed that the wallet will be written in-house development Python.