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The Mullvad Blog

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

WireGuard is no longer the new kid

30 March 2020  WIREGUARD

It’s been three years since we first started offering the chance to test a new VPN protocol called WireGuard with Mullvad. Yesterday evening, WireGuard’s first stable version was distributed with the release of Linux 5.6. Read more

Auto-connect feature in new Android release (2020.4-beta1)

30 March 2020  MULLVAD APP

You requested it, we added it. Here are the latest features in Android version of the Mullvad VPN app. Read more

New Swedish law does not affect Mullvad

24 March 2020  NEWS PRIVACY

Confused about Sweden’s new legislation on the covert surveillance of data? In short, it does not pertain to Mullvad VPN. Read more

New law 1 April 2020 - Swedish Covert Surveillance of Data Act

17 March 2020  NEWS PRIVACY

New law in Sweden 1 April 2020 Read more

Don't eat the forbidden cookie

4 March 2020  NEWS PRIVACY

From a few seemingly mundane data points to thousands, from anonymous to identified. Our increasingly naive attitude toward data collection is allowing companies to get to know us in the most personal and intimate way. Read more

Upgrade to new app (2020.3) all previous versions no longer supported

20 February 2020  MULLVAD APP

All users (Android, Windows, macOS, and Linux) of Mullvad VPN app are urged to upgrade to the latest release. All versions older than 2020.3 are now unsupported. Read more

Popular feature added in Android release (2020.2-beta1)

14 February 2020  MULLVAD APP

What could it be? Upgrade to the latest beta version of the Mullvad VPN app for Android to find out! Read more

Additional DNS leaks fixed in latest desktop release (2020.2)

14 February 2020  MULLVAD APP

The latest version of the Mullvad app resolves DNS leak vulnerabilities affecting users who have “Local network sharing” enabled on either Windows, macOS, or Linux. We strongly recommend all users to upgrade. Read more

Potential for DNS leak in latest release for Windows


If you have “Local network sharing” enabled in the latest Windows version of the app (2020.1), this can potentially cause a DNS leak. Here’s what you can do while we work on a bug fix. Read more

Scheduled maintenance 2020-02-12

11 February 2020  MAINTENANCE

On Wednesday, maintenance is planned for parts of our infrastructure. This may cause temporary disruption of the service during the day. Read more

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