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The Mullvad Blog

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

Account hijacking protection

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The new Firesheep software listens in on wireless networks and automatically hijacks accounts on Facebook, Twitter and other web services. Mullvad provides protection. Read more

Version 24 released

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Version 24 of the program is now available for download. The main new feature is the ability to use several ports. Read more

Anonymization vulnerability in Windows fixed

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It has been discovered that the IPv6 tunneling behaviour in Windows Vista and 7 can cause problems for anonymization. Users of Windows Vista or 7 should upgrade to version 23 which disables the IPv6 tunneling. It can also be disabled by hand. Read more

50 GB becomes 100 GB

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The data traffic amount for each paid monthly period is increased to 100 GB. Existing remaining amounts are also doubled. Read more

Version 20 released

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Version 20 of the program is now available for download. The most significant new feature is the option Block the internet on connection failure. It is an easy way to protect anonymity by blocking access to the internet in case the connection to Mullvad is broken. The traffic destined for the tunnel will be blocked until Disconnect or Quit is selected from the menu or until the connection is reestablished. Read more