OKX API Glitch Imperils OKB Price

OKX API Glitch Imperils OKB Price

OKX API Glitch Imperils OKB Price

OKX exchange users have encountered issues with their application programming interface (API), reporting incorrect cryptocurrency balances.

Users of the OKX exchange have reported an issue with the application programming interface (API), claiming that their cryptocurrency accounts were displaying the incorrect balance.

OKX API Glitch and Impact

Some OKX users’ accounts showed a balance of zero, while the balances of other accounts dramatically increased to tens of millions of dollars, according to a post by Wu Blockchain on X.

This indicates that there is a peculiar activity taking place on the OKX API that is currently affecting thousands of users. It should be brought to your attention that the majority of the consumers who were impacted by the OKX API problem were primarily people living in the United States of America, Japan and Singapore.

Additionally, a few traders stated that the absence of data on opinions collected from the API contributed to the enormous losses recorded. In response to user complaints, OKX acknowledged errors in the reporting of errors in the account balance and position interfaces.

As a consequence of this, the cryptocurrency company confirmed to its users that its engineers were working on fixing the OKX API bug while also assuring them that their assets would remain secure.

This OKX API problem has derailed the growth of OKB, the exchange’s native token, resulting in a 2.3% price drop to $64.97 at the time of writing.

In addition to this OKX API flaw, related issues like these are becoming more prevalent in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, necessitating the implementation of high levels of security on crypto protocols.

Coinbase and Solana are examples of networks that have had many outages of this kind. A power outage lasting over five hours adversely affected Solana at the beginning of February.

During this period, the creation of blocks on the network was unexpectedly suspended, and it could not resume production until there was a successful upgrade to version 1.17.20 and a restart of the cluster by validator operators.

After yet another power outage, a root-cause analysis was carried out to determine the cause of the problem. A “deploy-evict-request cycle of a legacy loader program triggered an infinite recompile loop in the JIT cache,” it was determined, was the cause of the halt in block production.

This fact was uncovered after it was observed that block production had stopped.The downtime that Coinbase experienced resulted in a startling loss of one hundred billion dollars in the market capitalization of Bitcoin (BTC) in just fifteen minutes.

Approximately at the same time that the price of Bitcoin was experiencing a substantial appreciation, Coinbase had an outage. After a short period, Brian Armstrong, the CEO of Coinbase, explained that the outage was brought on by a demand that was greater than anticipated as a result of the increase in the price of Bitcoin.

Despite the interruptions, Coinbase has assured customers that their payments will remain secure. Coinbase claims to store its customers’ deposits in a secure location. 

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