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Microsoft acquires Semmle to bring its code-analysis tools to GitHub

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Semmle's team and tools are now a part of GitHub.
[h=2]What you need to know[/h]
  • Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Semmle and plans to integrate its team with GitHub.
  • Semmle is the company behind a code analysis engine used by NASA, Microsoft, Google, and more.
  • Semmle's tools have been used to find vulnerabilities "some of the largest codebases in the world," Microsoft says.
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Semmle, a company that develops code analysis tools for companies and organizations ranging from NASA and Microsoft to Google and Microsoft. Semmle will join GitHub, which Microsoft acquired last year for 7.5 billion.

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