TSMC discloses data breach from LockBit-claimed attack against third party

Major Taiwanese multinational chip manufacturing firm Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has confirmed experiencing a data breach as a result of a cyberattack against Kinmax, which is one of its IT hardware suppliers, before the end of June, reports The Record, a news site by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.

Such a disclosure comes after the LockBit ransomware operation claimed to compromise TSMC but a company spokesperson noted that the intrusion against Kinmax’s systems has not impacted TSMC’s operations or customer data.

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Source: SC Media