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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.

FREAK OpenSSL bug

5 March 2015  NEWS

The recently disclosed vulnerability in OpenSSL named FREAK can be used to attack OpenVPN clients. We have released a new version of the client with a patch, as well as published a blog post explaining … Read more


Version 49 released

5 March 2015  NEWS

Version 49 is now available for download. It contains a patch against the FREAK vulnerability. Users of our client for Windows and OSX need to upgrade to the new version. Users of our Linux client … Read more


[OLD] FREAKing OpenVPN

5 March 2015  NEWS

[THIS IS AN OLD BLOG FROM 2015-03-05] Read more


Version 48 released

25 February 2015  NEWS

Version 48 is now available for download. It primarily solves an issue with Stop DNS leaks on systems with a non-english Windows install. Read more


Version 47 released

20 February 2015  NEWS

Version 47 is now available for download. It solves a few DNS leak issues and uses AES-256 as the default encryption cipher. Read more


AES-256 encryption

20 February 2015  NEWS

The default OpenVPN stream cipher in new clients and new configuration files is now AES-256. When encountering certain connection problems the client program will fall back to Blowfish 128. To use nothing but AES, set … Read more


WebRTC and anonymity

3 February 2015  NEWS

It has come to our attention that the new WebRTC standard can be used to expose the real public IP of people connected through a VPN-service. In short WebRTC allows users to have video and … Read more


Old clients soon no longer supported

18 December 2014  NEWS

On 2015-02-01 client programs older than version 46 will no longer be able to connect. Please upgrade. All too many users are still running clients with problems such as Heartbleed and the status indication malfunction. … Read more


Version 46 released

5 December 2014  NEWS

Version 46 is now available for download. It displays both the currently installed version and the latest available version. It also fixes a bug that produced too many error dialogs. Read more


Version 45 released

24 October 2014  NEWS

Version 45 is now available for download. It fixes a bug that would cause the GUI to hang and thus show the wrong connection status. It also works on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Read more



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