The Mullvad Blog

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

FAQ: New national security law - Hong Kong

18 July 2020  NEWS PRIVACY SECURITY

We frequently get questions about HK and its new security law. Read more


Automatic WireGuard key rotation broken in app version 2020.5

14 July 2020  MULLVAD APP PRIVACY WIREGUARD

We recently discovered that the automatic WireGuard key rotation is broken in the latest app release, version 2020.5. This affects all desktop operating systems and Android, but not iOS. Read more


New Android release (2020.5-beta2) integrates audit recommendations

17 June 2020  NEWS PRIVACY SECURITY MULLVAD APP

Among the improvements in the latest beta version of the Mullvad VPN app for Android are two suggestions for improvement from a recent external audit. Read more


Mullvad VPN assessed in external security audit new beta version (2020.5-beta2) available

17 June 2020  NEWS PRIVACY SECURITY MULLVAD APP

An independent security audit of the Mullvad VPN app was recently completed. Based on the auditors' findings, we’ve prioritized our improvements accordingly and released a new beta version for desktop and Android. Read more


No change for VPNs in proposed new LEK

22 May 2020  NEWS PRIVACY

The Swedish government will be updating its Electronic Communications Act (LEK) by the end of 2020. Just like the current version, the new one will not apply to VPN services. Read more


iOS vulnerability puts VPN traffic at risk

4 May 2020  NEWS PRIVACY SECURITY

Apple's iOS version 13.3.1 and likely all newer versions contain a vulnerability that prevents any VPN from encrypting all traffic. Read more


New Swedish law does not affect Mullvad

24 March 2020  NEWS PRIVACY

Confused about Sweden’s new legislation on the covert surveillance of data? In short, it does not pertain to Mullvad VPN. Read more


New law 1 April 2020 - Swedish Covert Surveillance of Data Act

17 March 2020  NEWS PRIVACY

New law in Sweden 1 April 2020 Read more


Don't eat the forbidden cookie

4 March 2020  NEWS PRIVACY

From a few seemingly mundane data points to thousands, from anonymous to identified. Our increasingly naive attitude toward data collection is allowing companies to get to know us in the most personal and intimate way. Read more


Potential for DNS leak in latest release for Windows

11 February 2020  MULLVAD APP PRIVACY SECURITY

If you have “Local network sharing” enabled in the latest Windows version of the app (2020.1), this can potentially cause a DNS leak. Here’s what you can do while we work on a bug fix. Read more



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