Creep.im is a Moscow, Russia located private server, operated by an individual, with a number of free services running for a general public. Please not abuse it and use appropriately. The server is not situated in a data center environment and its hardware and Internet channel are not duplicated for a fail-safe operation, hence its services can be inaccessible from time to time due to a network or power outage, a hardware problem, an upgrade or a reboot. Please not rely on Creep.im if the server uptime is crucial to you. The data is protected both by the RAID technology and regular automatic backups.
List of services running:
Public XMPP (ex-Jabber) instant messaging server.
Creep.im now has its own hidden service address in Tor: creep7nissfumwyx.onion. If you connect via Tor, use this address, it will allow you to avoid exit nodes and stay inside anonymized Tor network. There is a guide how to setup your client to work with this hidden service.
In-band registration is available, use your client to register an account. Registration on this website is not available.
It is possible to link your creep.im jabber account to your email address and use the latter to reset your password if it will get forgotten or compromised. To do this, follow this link. Linked: 270.
Current Creep.im's certificate SHA-1 fingerprint is c7:db:dd:11:5f:c9:74:50:7b:09:66:0a:b6:66:10:be:df:4c:a2:88, it will expire on 09 Jan 2017. It will be reissued not earlier, than on 02 Jan 2017. If your client will ask you to accept some other certificate, do not allow it, since this may be a malicious activity from some third party.
By default, user-to-user messages are not stored on the server. If you would like to enable server-side message archiving for your account, send the following request via XML console of your client:
<iq type='set' id='foo'><prefs xmlns='urn:xmpp:mam:0' default='always'/></iq>
You should do it once from any client/resource. Not all clients support message archiving now, but Gajim and Pidgin do. For a better privacy of your communications it is strongly advised to use OMEMO or Off-the-Record messaging, so your messages will be stored on the server in the encrypted form, unintelligible for any third parties.
Since Creep.im strictly follows XSF standards, there is no interoperability with Google services.
Currently .im zone does not support DNSSEC, which will eventually make it a more secure and robust. You can help convince .im authorities to support DNSSEC by sending email to the special address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Connected users: 227, registered: 14803 (+9 last day).