ekr writes "The OpenSSL remote buffer overflows discovered at the end of July got a lot of press here on /. But how many people actually fixed their machines? I decided to study this question, and the results are kind of depressing. Two weeks after the release of the bug, over two thirds of the servers I sampled were still vulnerable. Even two weeks after the Slapper worm was announced, a third of the total servers were vulnerable. The paper can be found here in PDF or Postscript."