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IP exposure via UDP ports

News

We have recently become aware of a newly published method for deanonymizing VPN users. For this to work, the user must be running some software that listens to and communicates via a UDP port and either be connecting directly to the internet without a NAT router or be behind a NAT router with port forwarding enabled. Mehr lesen

Mullvad is safe against the 'Port Fail' attack

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A few days ago Perfect Privacy presented a vulnerability that affects many VPN providers offering port forwarding for their customers. According to their post five of the nine tested VPN providers were vulnerable to this attack. Mehr lesen

DNS leaks on Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

News

It has recently come to our attention that the DNS resolution mechanism in Windows 8 and newer can potentially leak DNS queries outside of the VPN tunnel. In these versions of Windows, DNS queries are sent to all interfaces simultaneously. Even if the tunnel is the default gateway, all other interfaces will also send out the same DNS query outside of the tunnel. Mehr lesen

iOS 9 problems

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OpenVPN on iOS 9 will appear to connect properly but your IP will not change, meaning you will not be protected even though OpenVPN connect reports that you are connected. We will post another news item once this has been resolved. Mehr lesen

Windows encoding issues

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There is an encoding bug in our windows client that mostly affects users with non-english system language. Those who are affected will get an error similar to this: Mehr lesen

Version 52 issues on Windows

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With the release of version 52 we introduced a bug which causes our client to crash if the Windows firewall is disabled. To resolve this, please enable the Windows firewall. Mehr lesen