Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

Unashamed

This is a simple boot virus. When an attempt is made to load the system from an infected diskette the virus installs itself into memory and attacks the hard disk´s MBR. The virus overtakes the interrupts INT 13h and INT 9 services. It attacks boot sectors of diskettes that are not write-protected. The interrupt INT 9 ensures activation of virus code which after fulfilling certain presumptions writes the following text to the screen:

the UNashamed Naked!

After that the computer “freezes”.

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