from the postscript-always-a-nice-touch dept.
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
Slapper worm was announced, a third of the total servers
were vulnerable. The paper can be found here in
In the future, you're going to get computers as prizes in breakfast cereals.
You'll throw them out because your house will be littered with them.