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The Electrum Personal Server Will Give Users the Full Node Security They Need

The Electrum Personal Server promises a resource-efficient, secure and private way to use bitcoin with hardware and software wallets, connected to full nodes. Developed by open-source programmer Christian Belcher, best known for his contributions to JoinMarket, the Electrum Personal Server directly addresses vulnerabilities with the popular Electrum Bitcoin wallet, while sparing users the significant resource usage of an Electrum server. ...

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Electrum using Bitcoin Xpub headers? : litecoin

XPRV_HEADERS and XPUB_HEADERS are the same as bitcoin’s in Electrum-LTC (file bitcoin.py). This means the wallet’s extended public key begins with xpub rather than Ltub. I noticed when I realized I couldn’t use pywallet (as is) to generate a watching address based on my Electrum extended public key. Is this, as I suspect, out of spec, or am I misunderstanding ...

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Vulnerability Found, and Patched, in Electrum Wallet

A vulnerability has been found and fixed in the Electrum wallet, both for the Bitcoin and Dash versions. Electrum, a popular light wallet for Bitcoin, was recently found to have a critical vulnerability dating back two years. The vulnerability allowed for an attacker to use JavaScript to steal Bitcoin from the wallet, as long as the wallet was unencrypted without ...

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Electrum to Loafwallet : litecoin

Hey guys, given the recent news about Electrum, I wanted to transfer my LTC to LoafWallet. I noticed on LoafWallet that their is an option so “Import Wallet”. Is this option to import from another LoafWallet acct? Or can I just “Import” my ElectrumWallet, and if so – how do I do so? Versus normal send from Electrum –> receive ...

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Critical Electrum vulnerability : litecoin

A vulnerability was found in the Electrum wallet software which potentially allows random websites to steal your wallet via JavaScript. If you don’t use Electrum, then you are not affected and you can ignore this. Action steps: If you are running Electrum, shut it down right this second. Upgrade to 3.0.4 (making sure to verify the PGP signature). You don’t ...

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Stupid question about Electrum LTC

I’m using electrum LTC and having some trouble. Hoping someone could help out. I own a private key affiliated with this address: Lh4pDLDB1Jo5Dek6sjAHCnWwkEfGmpBR6y As you can see it has a balance of 0.1699 LTC. However in my electrum wallet the balance displays as 0. The incoming transaction doesn’t even show up. It’s a small amount of money but nevertheless pretty ...

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