TSMC hit by computer virus

No major impact to iPhone production.
No major impact to iPhone production.

Chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) was affected by a computer virus attack over the weekend. However, the manufacturing of new Apple iPhones is not expected to be impacted.

A number of TSMC’s computer systems and fab tools were infected by a computer virus over the weekend. Full recover is expected today.

“TSMC has been attacked by viruses before, but this is the first time a virus attack has affected our production lines,” Lora Ho , Chief Financial Officer of TSMC told Bloomberg News.

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