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A virus WannaCry to suspend operation of several plants of the company Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), which produces chipsets for future smartphones Apple. About it reports The Metro.
Manual Taiwanese enterprises said that the number of infected computers happened on August 3. Because of the virus the plant had to temporarily stop production: all units began to work in full only three days after the incident.
Company representatives noted that WannaCry spread due to operating errors during installation software for the new tool. However, malicious code has not violated the integrity of the data and did not pass sensitive information in the wrong hands. However, stopping production could result in delayed deliveries and increased costs.
According to the Director of TSMC C. C. Wei (C. C. Wei), a similar incident occurred the first time. “There is no such that people are never wrong. We changed the system for automatic detection of viruses, so this error will not happen again,” said vey.
In late March, the virus WannaCry attacked the American aircraft manufacturer Boeing. Engineers feared that malicious code can cause damage to the software side of computers, however, important equipment was not damaged.
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