The Mullvad Blog

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

EU chat control law will ban open source operating systems

1 February 2023  PRIVACY

The proposed Chat control EU law will not only seize totalitarian control of all private communication. It will also ban open source operating systems as an unintended consequence. Read more


Ending support for cryptocurrency refunds

1 December 2022  PRIVACY

In order to keep less data on our users we will remove support for refunds and account recovery with all cryptocurrency payments, starting next year. Read more


v2ray obfuscation supported on our Bridges

25 October 2022  PRIVACY

Today we announce that we have added another obfuscation method, v2ray to some of our stbooted bridge servers. Read more


Android leaks connectivity check traffic

10 October 2022  PRIVACY APP

An ongoing security audit of our app identified that Android leaks certain traffic, which VPN services cannot prevent. The audit report will go public soon. This post aims to dive into the finding, called MUL22-03. Read more


We are removing the option to create new subscriptions

20 June 2022  PRIVACY

In order to store less data we will no longer accept NEW PayPal and Credit card subscriptions (recurring payments). One-time payments are not affected. Read more


New version of Swedish law on electronic communication (LEK)

13 June 2022  PRIVACY

Proposed to enter into force on 1 August 2022. Read more


Apple’s Private Relay can cause the system to ignore firewall rules

25 April 2022  PRIVACY APP

Apple’s Private Relay (Beta) feature calls home to Apple servers without respecting the firewall rules of the system, creating a leak that neither we, nor you, can stop without disabling the entire Private Relay feature. Read more


Improving the robustness of our databases

7 October 2021  PRIVACY

We really don’t like storing data, but there are some we can't avoid storing. At least we can keep that safe. Read more


Big Data = Big Failure III

20 May 2021  PRIVACY

Corporate businesses and government agencies are all doing it: collecting data and thereby breaking universal laws. Ready to take action? We know what to do. Read more


Big Data = Big Failure II

12 May 2021  PRIVACY

It's possible to remain anonymous with a single data point. However, as soon as a series of data is collected, remaining anonymous becomes impossible. Let’s take it step by step. Read more



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