Cloudflare outage hit crypto exchanges FTX, Bitfinex and extra – TechCrunch

A Cloudflare outage on Tuesday knocked out quite a few standard internet companies, together with main crypto exchanges FTX, Bitfinex, and OKX, elevating questions in regards to the stability of centralized crypto platforms.

The CEO of OKX, which noticed $1.47 billion in buying and selling quantity previously 24 hours, tweeted asking for “web3 different sooner or later” after the corporate’s web site was hit by Cloudflare’s service points.

FTX, the world’s second-largest crypto alternate, briefly went into the “post-only” buying and selling mode when it grew to become inaccessible through the outage, the agency tweeted

Block explorer Etherscan and crypto alternate Bitfinex additionally tweeted about their web site being unavailable. Many companies affected by the incident had been again on-line inside two hours.

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