1400 Bitcoins stolen after a user installed an old Electrum wallet and then updated to a malicious version.

I had 1,400 BTC in a wallet that I had not accessed since 2017. I foolishly installed the old version of the electrum wallet. My coins propagated. I attempted to transfer about 1 BTC however was unable to proceed. A pop-up displayed stating I was required to update my security prior to being able to transfer funds.

I installed the update which immediately triggered the transfer of my entire balance to a scammers address.

Source – https://github.com/spesmilo/electrum/issues/5072#issuecomment-683356052

The transaction – https://blockchair.com/bitcoin/transaction/ef600c380a239d9b929c6c964deaf7060e309750950a516cee65576232b0c53c

A recap of the issue by u/_benkaufmanhttps://twitter.com/_benkaufman/status/1299971319430352897

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