The Apple’s chipset maker TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.) company which is a world largest company in chipset production has closed its several branches after being hit by a computer virus.
The TSMC is providing services to popular companies like NVIDIA, Qualcomm, AMD and even also apple. When the attack happened at that time the company was working on Apple’s A12 chipset. This leaked chipset can power to the next upcoming Apple’s phone.
According to a leaked report, this affects the company on its various fabrication tools but the loss differs from factory to factory. But After the investigation company started manufacturing. and many factories were started today. This is also confirmed that this virus was not spared by the hacker.
TSMC has been affected by a virus before too. but at this time it has to stop production this can prove that how much dangerous virus was that. There is no disclosure by the company about the involvement of peoples in this attack.
The company also didn’t reveal the info about loss and disruption by this attack. TSMC is the main maker of the Apple’s chipset. In a report, it was leaked that the company is making a 7nm processor A12 chipset. This chipset will improve performance and also save the battery more efficiently. This chipset may be introduced in upcoming Apple’s smartphone in September.