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 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

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

17 March 2020  PRIVACY

New law in Sweden 1 April 2020 Read more

Don't eat the forbidden cookie

4 March 2020  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

Big data. Big no!

30 October 2019  PRIVACY

Not so very long ago, privacy was still regarded as the right of the individual to be physically alone without being observed. Read more

Server list updated with provider and ownership

25 October 2019  PRIVACY

Our server list has been updated to contain the following two major additions: Read more

5, 9, or 14 Eyes: Is your VPN actually safe?

18 October 2019  PRIVACY

There is no doubt that the secret European branch of the "SIGINT Seniors" spy network (known commonly as "14 Eyes") existed at the time the Snowden files were released. Read more

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