Toxic is a client application for the secure messaging protocol Tox. It offers a text interface, chat, audio/video calls, file transfer, and simple games. Key updates in version 0.13.0 include:

  • Competitive online Snake game mode.
  • /autoaccept on command for automatic file transfer acceptance.
  • Unique group names.
  • /whois command in group chats showing IP addresses (with specific server settings).
  • Improved help menu and error messages.
  • Various bug fixes in version 0.13.1.

Further development has resumed in the c-toxcore repository.

Steve Dark

By Steve Dark

Steve Gais is a seasoned cybersecurity professional with over 10 years of experience in the field. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Master's degree in Cybersecurity from MIT. Steve is known for his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to identify even the most subtle security vulnerabilities. When he's not researching protocols or playing in HackTheBox, Steve enjoys sipping on his favorite tea blend while munching on his favorite cookies. Despite his serious profession, Steve has a playful side and loves engaging in cybergames. Steve's twitter: https://twitter.com/stevegais