GoldBug is a decentralized & secure communication suite that offers an integrated e-mail client, an instant messenger, and a file transfer utility. Also included is a URL-distribution and search tool.

● English Manual: https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Goldbug
● Deutsches Handbuch: https://de.wikibooks.org/wiki/Goldbug
http://marjorie-wiki.de/wiki/GoldBug_(Instant_Messenger%29
● Audit: BIG SEVEN Study https://sf.net/projects/goldbug/files/bigseven-crypto-audit.pdf

● Source: https://github.com/textbrowser/spot-on.

● Compiling-Info: https://sourceforge.net/p/goldbug/wiki/compiling/

● GoldBug has Server-Software included and also works with the Android Chat Server "SmokeStack" under: https://smokeappope.sourceforge.io/

By 2017-09-30 the project test server has been discarded, please learn to set up your own crypto chat server or use the POPTASTIC function (crypto chat over IMAP/POP3 servers)

Features

  • Authenticated and encrypted SQLite and PostgreSQL URL databases.
  • Authenticated encryption.
  • Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Chat.
  • Custom URL rules.
  • Custom servers.
  • Custom thread priorities.
  • DSA, ECDSA, EdDSA, ElGamal, NTRU, McEliece, RSA.
  • Distributed URL system.
  • Distributed e-mail system.
  • Echo public-key distribution system.
  • File Sharing.
  • Free and open source. BSD license.
  • FreeBSD, Linux, Mac, OS/2, Windows support.
  • Groupchat IRC-style.
  • Instant Messenger.
  • IMAP, POP3, SMTP via Poptastic.
  • Integrated file encryption tool.
  • McEliece cryptographic system.
  • Multithreaded kernel.
  • Offline e-mail system.
  • Optional and configurable SSL/TLS.
  • PowerPC support.
  • Private group communications.
  • RSS feeder.
  • Raspberry Pi.
  • Remote accounts system.
  • Qt 4.7.x, 4.8.x, 5.x.
  • Rosetta offline encryption pad.
  • SCTP, TCP, UDP.
  • Separated kernel and user interface processes.
  • Simple software firewall.
  • StarBeam file sharing.
  • Threefish CBC.
  • UDP multicasting.
  • Websearch.

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License

BSD License

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Additional Project Details

Languages

Thai, English, Portuguese, Chinese (Traditional), Hindi, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (Simplified), German, Spanish, Russian

Intended Audience

Science/Research, Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop, Security Professionals, Security

User Interface

Qt

Programming Language

C++

Database Environment

PostgreSQL (pgsql), SQLite

Registered

2013-05-23