Automattic to acquire unnamed service
Automattic is acquiring a security firm that has yet to be named or officially announced. The acquisition is said to be Automattic’s largest yet. Matt Mullenweg spoke to TechWeekEurope about security within WordPress and a bit about this acquisition. Well, I’m super curious who it is and how much the deal is worth. But increased awareness and progressive activity improving security can only be a good thing.
edit: Rarst makes the fantastic point that I missed that these could be two different announcements: their largest acquisition and a boost of attention toward security. Based on how the article was structured, I missed this relative subtlety. So it may not be a security company at all.
Lets just assume it’ll be something to better empower VaultPress and help with the auto-update distribution of updates. That’s my call.
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