The Mullvad Blog

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

Terminate cookie-based tracking with “Strict” mode in Firefox

20 August 2021  PRIVACY TIPS

With a simple change in Firefox settings, you can put a lid on cookies that track you across sites and reclaim a few crumbs of privacy. Read more


Who’s tracking my political beliefs? Find out in under 5 minutes

22 July 2021  PRIVACY TIPS

While we encourage anti-tracking and more privacy, sometimes all you want to know is, “Who is actually tracking me?” You can easily find out. Read more


A new, appeeling Tor onion address

8 July 2021  PRIVACY TIPS

Our web address on the uncensored Tor network has changed. There’s no need to cry; just update your bookmark. Read more


Don’t duck the issue – consider your privacy and search engines

24 February 2021  PRIVACY TIPS

Is your search engine tracking and saving your every query? If this sounds like an invasion of your privacy, give them the slip by using a privacy-friendly alternative. Read more


Three signals of a more privacy-friendly messaging app

15 January 2021  PRIVACY TIPS

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


Check out our new connection check!

20 August 2020  PRIVACY TIPS

The connection check and leak detection page, previously at am.i.mullvad.net, has been moved to mullvad.net/check. A bunch of problems have been fixed, it has a fresh new look, and it's a lot faster! Read more


Secure WiFi, happy LiFi

28 June 2019  PRIVACY TIPS

Is anybody reading over your shoulder? Sure? Look again. Hard to know when you are on your device, but some WiFi networks are hostile networks that see every move you make. Read more


Mullvad onions – served best with anonymity

29 November 2018  PRIVACY TIPS

We are proud to announce the launch of our very own onion service on the Tor network! Read more


Is your torrent client leaking?

31 July 2018  PRIVACY TIPS

It's possible that your torrent client could be revealing your IP address. Use our new, online torrent check to find out. Read more


Create better passwords, improve your privacy

20 April 2018  PRIVACY TIPS

Passwords, we protect our most important information with them. But are they good enough? In part four of our series on improving online privacy, learn how to create better passwords and more effectively manage them. Read more



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