If you use Electrum, in case you get a error message that tells you to update please ignore (ongoing phishing attack).

Details here: https://github.com/spesmilo/electrum/issues/4968

copy paste from SomberNight in the github issue:

TL;DR: There is an ongoing attack against users where servers raise exceptions when a client broadcasts a transaction; in this case the error text is displayed as is in the client GUI. The attacker has spawned lots of servers on different /16 IPv4s to increase his chances of being connected to. The error messages are trying to get the user to download and install malware (disguised as updated versions of electrum).` 

apparently previous Electrum versions allow richtext in error messages sent by the server, so the upgrade warning might look legit to people…

Always remember to verify pgp / gpg signatures of bitcoin software you install.

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Hey guys as I type this I am near suicidal, facing the loss of my home and greatest ever investment, bitcoin back in 2013. I am here as a last ditch effort to get my bitcoins back. Have had luck a bit of luck getting small parcels out of them from time to time over the last 2 years but correspondence with the company has stalled, and my hope of seeing my coins again is fast disappearing. Broken promises and 'we will fix this soon' messages have gone on for 2 years now. How can the Igot.com bitcoin exchange continue to operate in Australia and across the world for that matter? I have hit rock bottom. Please help raise awareness so others don't get hurt. Alex :'(

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