The Mullvad Blog

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

Experimental post-quantum safe VPN tunnels

11 July 2022  FEATURES APP

Our latest beta (app version 2022.3-beta1) and some WireGuard servers now support VPN tunnels that protect against attackers with access to powerful quantum computers. Read more


Introducing names for easier device management

13 June 2022  FEATURES APP

The app now has an easy-to-remember two word name as its device identifier. This both solves the dreaded “too many keys”-issue and it gives users a more friendly way of identifying their devices. Read more


Possible DNS leak fixed in our Windows app

10 June 2022  APP

We found that our Windows app’s firewall rules did not properly block DNS outside the VPN tunnel when split tunneling was used. However, programs would not really use this hole or cause any leaks. Read more


Apple’s Private Relay can cause the system to ignore firewall rules

25 April 2022  PRIVACY APP

Apple’s Private Relay (Beta) feature calls home to Apple servers without respecting the firewall rules of the system, creating a leak that neither we, nor you, can stop without disabling the entire Private Relay feature. Read more


WireGuard multihop now easily available in the app

10 March 2022  FEATURES APP

To further increase your privacy and make your traffic harder to analyze, you can now route all your traffic through two servers instead of just one, directly in our desktop app, version 2022.1 and newer. Read more


Ending support for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 in our app

14 February 2022  NEWS APP

In June we wrote about ending support for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, at the end of 2021. Now the time has come to say bye bye to all the older versions of Windows. Read more


Introducing WireGuard over TCP and IPv6

1 November 2021  NEWS APP

As we add more advanced settings to Mullvad VPN, we need your feedback more than ever. That’s why we’re encouraging desktop users to test our first implementations of WireGuard over both TCP and IPv6. Read more


Ending support for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 - at the end of this year

15 June 2021  NEWS APP

We’re finally nsync with Windows, and will say bye bye bye to support for 7, 8 and 8.1 at the end of the year. Read more


How to set up ad blocking in our app

27 May 2021  FEATURES APP

We've all appreciated those award-winning commercials worthy of every bit of praise, but we also got our fair share of dreadful ads. Soon: on/off-button for Ad-blocking in our app. Until, do this if you please. Read more


Newest app release for desktop could improve performance (2021.3)

28 April 2021  NEWS APP

What’s new in the latest app for Windows, Linux, and macOS? For one, an upgrade that we hope will improve performance for many of you. Read on, then download and see for yourself. Read more



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