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Chip Giant TSMC Struggles With Virus Infections at its Factories

Many of the tech products launching this fall might have just run into production setbacks. From a report: Giant chip manufacturer TSMC has warned that several of its fabrication plants suffered virus infections on August 3rd, disrupting production. Some of these plants recovered in a “short period of time,” it said, but others wouldn’t resume business as usual for “one day.” The company dismissed claims that this was a hack, but didn’t initially provide details about the virus or the potential infection path. TSMC promised more information on August 6th.


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