Basereporter.com August 7. A virus WannaCry was struck by several factories of the company Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which produces parts for the iPhone smartphones American company Apple. As a result, the enterprises in Taiwan were suspended for three days, said on Monday Bloomberg.
According to him, the infection occurred on August 3 when the software installation of a new production tool. As a result, the company’s plants in the cities of Tainan, Hsinchu and Taichung, has been suspended and resumed on Monday. “We are surprised and shocked, – said the head of TSMC C. C. Wei. – We have installed tens of thousands of instruments, and this happened the first time.”
The company expects that the failure to impact on its performance and order for Apple to be completed on time, says Bloomberg.
Virus-cryptographer WannaCry attacked computers with Windows operating system in 74 countries on 12 may 2017. He blocked the computers and required the transfer of money for the restoration of the access. Worldwide has made 45 thousand cyber attacks using WannaCry, with the greatest number of attacks were recorded in Russia.
In March 2018 the attack of virus has attacked American aircraft Corporation Boeing, however WannaCry did not cause the company significant harm.