Attention members of Kilo-Tango and the gaming community at large:
This evening, October 12th, I ran into password stealing trojan during a random scan. I was using Windows Defender to preform this scan. The offending file was an Overwolf dll. My research on the internet has turned up mixed results. Many people are reporting triggers from clean installs of Teamspeak / Overwolf, yet the owners of Overwolf are claiming it’s not them.
As far as I’ve found, the Trojan is specific to stealing online gaming passwords such as Steam, MMOs, Origin and Social Club. Members: Since almost everyone uses Teamspeak, I am recommending you do a full scan of your system. Community: IF you use Teamspeak or Overwolf, run a scan. This is a targeted payload, infecting a gaming application and stealing gaming passwords. Overwolf might not be the only attack vector. I would recommend a scan anyway.
I might have done something that infected my PC specifically, but I’m concerned Teamspeak Official is delivering this payload, either intentionally or unintentionally. They could be victims of a targeted MITM, inside man or other breach.
Unfortunately due to time constraints and monetary issues, the racing program will have to be discontinued, at least for now.
It may possibly be picked up again in the future, but Kilo and I neither have the time or the money to continue it for now or for the foreseeable future.
We are planning on selling the beetle and the engines, however if we cannot find a buyer (or buyers) and get back what we put in to it, we may hold on to the parts for the future.
For now, the website has been deactivated and there will be no further updates.
The Good News
I have rediscovered the community’s twitter account and I plan on keeping it updated as much as I can. In addition, we have decided we are actually going to start doing let’s plays and possibly streaming. I know this has been something that we have planned and announced in the past, but there has never been a concrete plan, there is now. Expect further updates.
We are also planning a community movie night! If you have suggestions for what to watch please head over to our Steam community and let us know!
Round number 2! Another game we all play is on sale NOW! If you go to the link at the end of this post, you will find a HUGE Sid Meier’s sale going on via the Humble Bundle Weekly Sale. Pay any price to receive older Civ games and more. Beat ~ $9.50 and you get Civ V with most of the DLC as well! Finally if you pay more than $15, you will also get the newest Civilization V DLC “Brave New World”! Act quick, the sale is only going on for a week!
Civ V is a turn based strategy game and is a game widely played in the KT community. Members: if you don’t have this game, pick up this KT essential now! Guests and prospective members: feel free to pick up this staple of our community today! Remember, the sale is only active from today (Feb 12th 2014) until next Tuesday (Feb 18th 2014).
If you go to the link at the end of this post, you will find ARMA II on sale for any price you want from the Humble Weekly Sale! Beat $6.00 and you get the DayZ mod and ARMA II Gold edition as well! Act quick, the sale is only going on for a week!
ARMA II is a military simulator and is a game widely played in the KT community. Members: if you don’t have this game, pick up this KT essential now! Guests and prospective members: feel free to pick up this staple of our community today! Remember, the sale is only active from today (Jan 16th 2014) until next Wednesday (Jan 22nd 2014)
Due to our host moving datacenters our teamspeak server will be down temporarily for a few hours. A back up server is being set up, and as soon as an IP is available for that server it will be posted here.
Sorry for the inconvenience
EDIT: The Main server is up. Please connect to it.
Due to what appears to be a server issue on Teamspeak’s side, our main Teamspeak server is temporarily offline. Please contact an administrator for the URL for the temporary backup server.
As of 23:55 MST 16 May 2013 the standard server is back up. Our NPL license from Teamspeak has expired, and did not autorenew (even though the server has been consistently active). I have applied for a new Non-Profit License. Their website states it may take up to 15 business days from the time of submit before approval is granted. This should not affect normal operations, but if the server goes down we will have to manually start it back up.
Yes, it’s true. While I have been apart of Kilo Tango videos in the past, I have never made my own video. That is, until now.
My first video is out and it is of me showing off my progress in Skyblock. Skyblock is a level you can download for Minecraft (no mods required). Without giving too much away, I can tell you the level consists of: a 3 deep L shaped chunk of dirt with a tree, a bucket of lava, and ice block with a 3x3x3 cube of sand in the distance. Everything is floating 65 blocks in the air. If you fall off, you fall straight into the abyss and die.
The point of skyblock is a challenge survival level: Everything is available to keep you alive, you just have to figure out how to utilize it all!
Anyway, that’s out there now, showing my progress as of 11/21/12. Be sure to leave a comment on the video. I really do care what you think!