The Mullvad Blog

Keep up to date on developments at Mullvad. New versions of our app, security updates, job posts – find it all here.

Stop the proposal on mass surveillance of the EU

2 February 2023  PRIVACY

The European Commission is currently in the process of enacting a law called Chat control. If the law goes into effect, it will mean that all EU citizens' communications will be monitored and listened to. Read more


EU chat control law will ban open source operating systems

1 February 2023  PRIVACY

Update: Open source OSes might be saved from being covered depending on the interpretation of EU regulation 2019/1150 2.2.c. Read more


Review of 2022

30 December 2022  NEWS

We are counting downs the days until 2023 and are excited about the things that will happen next year. Read more


Shutting down our unencrypted public DNS service

13 December 2022  NEWS

On the 16th January 2023 we will shut down our legacy public DNS service, currently reachable from this IP:  193.138.218.74 Read more


Ending support for cryptocurrency refunds

1 December 2022  PRIVACY

In order to keep less data on our users we will remove support for refunds and account recovery with all cryptocurrency payments, starting next year. Read more


Post-quantum safe VPN tunnels available on all WireGuard servers

8 November 2022  FEATURES

The experimental quantum-resistant tunnel support we posted about in July is now available on all our WireGuard servers! We also upgraded the protocol to allow even more secure key exchanges in the future. Read more


Update: OpenSSL critical security issue may cause interruptions

1 November 2022  NEWS

Update: Having reviewed the release notes for OpenSSL 3.0.7 we have determined it does not impact our infrastructure. We will continue to patch our servers routinely when it becomes available... Read more


v2ray obfuscation supported on our Bridges

25 October 2022  PRIVACY

Today we announce that we have added another obfuscation method, v2ray to some of our stbooted bridge servers. Read more


Security audit report for our app available

21 October 2022  EXTERNAL AUDITS APP

A security assessment of the Mullvad VPN apps has concluded that the app is well-architected from a security perspective. Some issues were found, and they have been fixed to the extent possible. Read more


Android leaks connectivity check traffic

10 October 2022  PRIVACY APP

An ongoing security audit of our app identified that Android leaks certain traffic, which VPN services cannot prevent. The audit report will go public soon. This post aims to dive into the finding, called MUL22-03. Read more



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