The Mullvad Blog

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

Three signals of a more privacy-friendly messaging app

15 January 2021  PRIVACY

Does your messaging app truly respect your privacy? Here are a few simple questions to ask to get a helpful answer. Plus, we tell you which messaging tool sends us all the right signals. Read more

A review of an API and certificate issue during the holidays

8 January 2021  NEWS MAINTENANCE

Over the Christmas holiday, we were alerted to and fixed an API issue that briefly prevented customers from making payments and creating new accounts. We invite you behind the scenes to learn what happened. Read more

Ending support for 2020.3 and 2020.4

7 January 2021  MULLVAD APP

On January 28, app versions 2020.3 and 2020.4 will stop working as we are discontinuing support for them. Begin the New Year right  update now to the latest, most secure version of Mullvad VPN. Read more

If we are seen, you won’t be - our marketing approach

5 January 2021  NEWS PRIVACY

Since our humble beginning, we’ve struggled with one question: how do we spread our message without supporting a data-hungry industry we don’t believe in? That’s why we've started using advertising methods that don’t track. Read more

Bring on 2021 - we’re ready!

14 December 2020  NEWS

But first, our annual retrospective! In 2020, we launched our app on iOS (now on every major platform), made our first video, advertised on trams, and investigated a couple of laws. Read more

Bring Mullvad VPN to your TV with new Android release (2020.8-beta1)

7 December 2020  MULLVAD APP ANDROID

Bring Mullvad VPN to your TV with new Android release (2020.8-beta1) Read more

7 DEC (Monday) There will be a service window in Gothenburg

5 December 2020  MAINTENANCE

7 DEC (Monday) There will be a service window in Gothenburg to upgrade the Switches, this means all servers in Gothenburg will be unavailable between 08:00 and 14:00 CET. Read more

Linux issues resolved in latest desktop release (2020.7)


The newest version of the Mullvad VPN app for desktop fixes a number of bugs experienced by Linux users. Read more

Big no on Big Sur: Mullvad disallows Apple apps to bypass firewall

16 November 2020  SECURITY MACOS

Despite Apple’s changes to macOS with the release of Big Sur, we can confirm that the Mullvad app still performs as intended by not allowing Apple’s own apps to bypass our VPN firewall. Read more

Your privacy is your privacy - updated policy

11 November 2020  PRIVACY SECURITY

Our long-term goal is to not store any PII (Personally Identifiable Information). For this purpose we recently made two changes in our Privacy Policy and our No-logging of user activity Policy. Read more

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