The Mullvad Blog

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

Step up your privacy game with encrypted email (not just for techies)

31 March 2021  PRIVACY

As a kid, did you also assign each letter of the alphabet to another and write secret messages to your friends, perhaps even invisibly with lemon juice? Read more

Why we don't have servers everywhere

8 February 2021  PRIVACY

Whenever you or our other dear customers reach out asking if we could please, please, pleeeease, set up a server in your country, those pleas do not go unnoticed. Read more

“Privacy is when restrooms have doors”

28 January 2021  PRIVACY

As kids, it’s something that our parents try to invade. Sometimes the only place we can find it is in the bathroom. On this year’s Data Privacy Day, we explore what privacy means to us. Read more

If we are seen, you won’t be - our marketing approach

5 January 2021  PRIVACY

Since our humble beginning, we’ve struggled with one question: how do we spread our message without supporting a data-hungry industry we don’t believe in? That’s why we've started using advertising methods that don’t track. Read more

Your privacy is your privacy - updated policy

11 November 2020  PRIVACY

Our long-term goal is to not store any PII (Personally Identifiable Information). For this purpose we recently made two changes in our Privacy Policy and our No-logging of user activity Policy. Read more

EU Court - the last bastion for privacy?

7 October 2020  PRIVACY

The Court of Justice of the European Union has announced that Sweden’s existing and proposed law, the Electronic Communications Act, is too general and lacks safeguards for implementation. Read more

FAQ: New national security law - Hong Kong

18 July 2020  PRIVACY

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

No change for VPNs in proposed new LEK

22 May 2020  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  PRIVACY

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  PRIVACY

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

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