Tag: Electrum

Electrum Botnet Steals $4.6m in Bitcoin From Over 150,000 Victims

The cryptocurrency community remains subject to a lot of potential scams in this day and age. Although that is nothing new, it would appear some of these attacks are a lot more successful than others. One recently discovered “Electrum botnet” has successfully stolen $4.6m worth of Bitcoin from victims in recent months. It is expected over 150,000 users have been infected by this malware already. Beware of the Electrum Botnet …
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Electrum Developers Warn Bitcoin Users About Potentially Malicious Wallet Clone

Bitcoin wallets are an integral tool in the world of cryptocurrency. Unfortunately, not all wallets are created equal. The Electrum Pro wallet has nothing to do with the official Electrum wallet, and it is seemingly intent on stealing seed keys from users. Beware of Electrum Pro In the world of cryptocurrency, copycat initiatives are nothing new under the sun. Whether they are phishing platforms or malicious Bitcoin wallets, potential security threats will …
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Here Are the Best Bitcoin Wallets for 2018

With the popularity surge that the crypto domain has seen in the past year, it is not unusual to meet casual investors who have purchased a small amount of BTC. Most of these individuals leave their holdings in an online wallet that is hosted by an exchange, thereby leaving their funds susceptible to hacking. The hacking of the Mt. Gox exchange is a recent example that springs to mind immediately. In that particular …
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The Electrum Wallet Has a Major Vulnerability

In the world of cryptocurrency, a lot of people have had some sort of experience with the Electrum wallet. It is a convenient solution which works well on most devices. Unfortunately, it seems a major flaw was discovered in the Electrum wallet software which could expose funds to malicious entities. This seemingly also affects all “copied” versions of Electrum, which has put a lot of funds at risk all of a …
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