The Mullvad Blog

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

Big no on Big Sur: Mullvad disallows Apple apps to bypass firewall

16 November 2020  SECURITY MACOS

Despite Apple’s changes to macOS with the release of Big Sur, we can confirm that the Mullvad app still performs as intended by not allowing Apple’s own apps to bypass our VPN firewall. Read more


Your privacy is your privacy - updated policy

11 November 2020  PRIVACY SECURITY

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


Linux under WSL2 can be leaking

30 September 2020  SECURITY WINDOWS

We have found that you could be leaking your Internet traffic when running Linux under WSL2 (Windows Subsystem for Linux 2). Read more


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


Results available from audit of Mullvad app

25 June 2020  NEWS SECURITY MULLVAD APP

We invite you to read the final report of the independent security audit performed on the Mullvad VPN app. Read more


Transparency about minor security vulnerability patched in 2020.4

22 June 2020  SECURITY MULLVAD APP

A while back we were notified by an external person about a potential privilege escalation attack towards the Windows version of our app. The attack works against 2020.3 and older versions of the app. 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


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


Mullvad app and servers unaffected by OpenSSL CVE-2020-1967

21 April 2020  NEWS SECURITY

On the 14th of April, we were alerted that a vulnerability would be released today via https://mta.openssl.org/pipermail/openssl-announce/2020-April/000170.html. Read more



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