Electrum Wallet Phishing Attack Nets Hackers $900K in Bitcoin20.4

Hackers managed to steal close to $900,000 worth of Bitcoin from Electrum wallet users via a phishing attack. While the attacks seem to have come to a halt, Electrum Devs say the hackers can launch new exploits since the issue hasn’t been permanently fixed.

The news of the attack first appeared on GitHub via one of Electrum’s developers code-named SomberNight. Starting on Friday (Dec. 21, 2018), hackers began tricking Electrum wallet users into downloading an update, which turned out to be from a malicious source.

Original source
https://bitcoinist.com/electrum-wallet-phishing-bitcoin/

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