Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) suffered a computer virus outbreak and warned it could cause shipment delays as well as hit revenue.
The chipmaker for Apple has warned shipments of the new iPhones could be delayed after its production line was hit by a computer virus.
Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in recovery from a "debilitating" computer virus that hit many of its fabrication tools this past Friday evening. The company says that 80 percent of the affected tools have been restored, but it's now on a path to warn its customers -- potentially including Apple -- of delayed shipments and reduced revenue due to the virus (via Bloomberg).
TSMC builds chips for Apple's iPhone, and in late July a report from DigiTimes stated that...