Tag: Electrum

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    Bitcoin Wallet Compromise: Electrum Wallet Breach Costs Users Over $750,000

    According to emerging reports, the popular Bitcoin wallet software Electrum has been attacked costing those affected over $750,000 worth of Bitcoin. The security breach involved hackers tricking the wallet into urging users to make a critical update. Those affected were then redirected to an unauthorised GitHub repository where...

    Rick D. | December 27, 2018 | 7:54 pm
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    Electrum Copycat Crypto Wallet Steals Seed Keys

    Researchers at popular Bitcoin wallet app Electrum have exposed a malicious copycat that has been designed to steal seed keys. The dubious doppelganger called Electrum Pro appeared online in March and has been flagged as malware since. Fake Bitcoin Wallet Swipes Seed Keys According to reports the team...

    Martin Young | May 10, 2018 | 9:30 am
  • Bitcoin Wallet Electrum 2.0 to Release This Week

    Lightweight Bitcoin Wallet Electrum has announced to release its updated version this week. Thanks to all our beta testers! Electrum 2.0 will be released this week! Expect us. — Electrum (@ElectrumWallet) February 23, 2015 A Special Focus on Bitcoin Wallet Security The new Electrum 2.0 will be focusing...

    Gola Yashu | February 24, 2015 | 11:48 am

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