The Mullvad Blog

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

Test our new browser privacy tool: Mullvad Privacy Companion Beta

30 September 2021  FEATURES

Today we release a new tool to help anyone along on their privacy journey. Try the free Mullvad Privacy Companion Beta extension for Firefox desktop. Read more


Foundations of secure split tunneling

10 September 2021  FEATURES

Congrats, you crossed the finish line of our split tunneling series! We wrap up with Part 5 and explain the key attributes that informed our secure design and invite you to build upon it. Read more


Can split tunneling be leaking traffic?

8 September 2021  FEATURES

As we near the end of our split tunneling series, we look under the hood in Part 4 to examine where leaks tend to occur in split tunneling solutions. Read more


The limitations of split tunneling

2 September 2021  FEATURES

You’ve made it to the halfway point of our split tunneling series! In Part 3, get a little technical as we inspect some limitations of our split tunneling implementation and how to work around them. Read more


When is split tunneling useful?

25 August 2021  FEATURES

Go off-roading in Part 2 of our split tunneling series to explore why you might want to use the feature for gaming, banking, and streaming services – and how to use it on Mullvad VPN. Read more


What is split tunneling?

19 August 2021  FEATURES

Buckle up! Embark on our 5-part series and learn all about split tunneling, a Mullvad VPN feature now available on three platforms! In Part 1 (out of 5), we explain what split tunneling actually is. Read more


How we’re knocking down ads and tracking

9 June 2021  FEATURES

We have added a feature to our iOS app, that removes another; DNS with ad and/or tracker blocking. Just a swipe away. But first, let’s dig deeper into how we’ve set up this feature. Read more


How to set up ad blocking in our app

27 May 2021  FEATURES

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


Support for custom DNS servers launched

15 April 2021  FEATURES

We now offer support for custom DNS server configuration on the desktop and Android versions of the Mullvad VPN app. We haven’t yet evaluated this option for iOS. Read more


SOCKS for expats – try ours on for a better browsing experience

8 April 2021  FEATURES

If you’ve got your feet (and your browsing habits) planted in two different countries, you might want to try our SOCKS proxy – utilitarian but beautifully knitted together with our WireGuard® servers. Read more



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