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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 22, 1995
February 13, 2007 11:52:17 AM
Also Known As:
UNashamed_Naked, Naked

The Unashamed virus is a simple master boot record, floppy boot sector infecting virus that tries to hide itself using a common technique called stealthing, which causes the system to point to a clean copy of the infected area rather then the infected area itself (this would be seen when you try to view the hard drive with a disk editing program and the virus is active in memory). Systems infected with this virus will report a loss of 2k in total conventional memory.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 30, 1995
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 30, 1995
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 30, 1995
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 30, 1995
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: SARC Engineer

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