WireGuard is a secure VPN tunnel that is integrated into the mainline Linux kernel and also supported on various BSDs, Windows, macOS, and other platforms.

WireGuard Linux & Open-Source News

Bcachefs Receives Funding By NLNet With NGI Zero Grant   Linux Storage   2024-02-20
WireGuard Driver Merged To DragonFlyBSD Kernel   BSD   2024-02-08
NetBSD 10.0 RC3 Released With A Few Last Minute Fixes   BSD   2024-01-17
NetBSD 10.0-RC2 Released For Testing This Big BSD Release   BSD   2024-01-03
systemd In 2023 Added Windows-Inspired "Blue Screen Of Death" & macOS-Inspired T.D.M.   systemd   2024-01-02
In Development Since 2019, NetBSD 10-RC1 Released As A Huge Update   BSD   2023-11-08
Rocky Linux 9.2 Released With Intel Arc Graphics Support, AArch64 64kb Page Size Kernel   Operating Systems   2023-05-16
Microsoft Continues Building Out Its Linux Distribution With More Packages   Microsoft   2023-04-16
FreeBSD 13.2 Released With WireGuard Driver, ASLR By Default For 64-bit Executables   BSD   2023-04-11
Free Software Foundation Certifies A $99 Mini VPN Router   Free Software   2023-04-06
FreeBSD 13.2-RC6 Released Due To Lingering Issue   BSD   2023-04-02
FreeBSD 13.2-RC5 Released With One Last Fix   BSD   2023-03-27
FreeBSD 13.2-RC4 Released With Fixed Suspend/Resume For Some Laptops   BSD   2023-03-25
FreeBSD 13.2-RC3 Released With OpenSSH 9.3, Major Performance Fix For Makefs   BSD   2023-03-19
FreeBSD 13.2 Beta 3 Brings Support For More 4G Modems, Linux KPI Updates   BSD   2023-02-26
Microsoft's CBL-Mariner Adds More Desktop Code, Enables WireGuard & Boots systemd-oomd   Microsoft   2023-02-15
FreeBSD 13.2 Beta 1 Released With WireGuard, Bhyve Improvements, ASLR By Default   BSD   2023-02-14
NetBSD 10 Beta Brings Much Improved Performance, Long Overdue Hardware Support   BSD   2022-12-20
Linux 6.2 Looks To Enable "-funsigned-char" To Better Deal With Buggy Code   Linux Kernel   2022-12-06
Linux getrandom vDSO Implementation Updated, Glibc Patch In Testing   Linux Kernel   2022-11-27
The Linux Kernel Has Been Forcing Different Behavior For Processes Starting With "X"   Linux Kernel   2022-11-07
FreeBSD Re-Introduces WireGuard Support Into Its Kernel   BSD   2022-10-29
Linux 6.1 Continues Improving The RNG & Crypto Code   Linux Kernel   2022-10-04
Linux getrandom() vDSO Patch Updated For ~15x Speedup   Linux Security   2022-09-18
FreeBSD In Q2-2022: More Than 30k Ports, Driver Improvements, Better Linux Compatibility   BSD   2022-08-09
Linux 6.0 To Continue Advancing Its Random Number Generator (RNG)   Linux Security   2022-08-01
Linux Proposal Adding getrandom() To The vDSO For Better Performance   GNU   2022-07-29
GNOME Shell + Mutter 43 Alpha Released   GNOME   2022-07-11
Linux To Drop "nordrand" Option - Users Should Instead Switch To "random.trust_cpu"   Linux Security   2022-07-10
FreeBSD Developers Continue Work On Shortening Boot Time, Improving WiFi Driver Support   BSD   2022-06-16
Genode OS 22.05 Adds WireGuard VPN Support, Linux Device Driver Updates   Operating Systems   2022-06-01
NVIDIA's Open-Source Kernel Driver, Graviton3 & Fedora 36 Made For An Exciting May   Phoronix   2022-05-31
Linux's RNG Code Continues Modernization Effort With v5.19   Linux Kernel   2022-05-25
VirtualBox On Linux Affected By Security Vulnerability Leaking Host Data To Guests   Virtualization   2022-05-18
Linux 5.18-rc6 Released - Linux 5.18 Is Looking "Quite Well-Behaved"   Linux Kernel   2022-05-08
Last Minute Random/RNG Updates Land In Linux 5.18   Linux Kernel   2022-04-01
Steam Deck, Ryzen Servers, Apple M1 On Linux & Milan-X Excited Linux Users In Q1   Phoronix   2022-03-31
Linux 5.18 To Bring Many Random Number Generator Improvements   Linux Kernel   2022-03-18
FreeBSD Shortening Its Boot Time, ASLR By Default & Better Intel WiFi Support   BSD   2022-03-11
BoringTun v0.4 Released For CloudFlare's Rust-Based WireGuard   Linux Networking   2022-03-08
Genode OS 22.02 Improves Ability To Use Linux Device Drivers, Adds VirtualBox 3D Guests   Operating Systems   2022-03-01
Steam Deck, GNOME 42 Advancements & AMD Linux Updates Excited Readers In February   Phoronix   2022-03-01
Linux's getrandom() Sees A 8450% Improvement With Latest Code   Linux Kernel   2022-02-22
Genode OS Planning For WireGuard, Mobile Usability With The PinePhone   Operating Systems   2022-01-20
Linux 5.17 To Replace SHA1 With BLAKE2s For Faster & More Secure "Random"   Linux Storage   2021-12-30
FreeBSD Improving Boot Times, Adds Hole-Punching, Better Linux Binary Compatibility   BSD   2021-11-15
CentOS Kmods SIG Working On exFAT, WireGuard Additions   Red Hat   2021-10-05
OpenVPN DCO Linux Kernel Module Aims To Offer Faster VPN Performance   Linux Networking   2021-09-20
Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More Excitement From August   Phoronix   2021-09-01
ExpressVPN Opens Up Its Lightway VPN Protocol   Linux Networking   2021-08-10
WireGuard Sees Native, High-Performance Port To The Windows Kernel   Linux Networking   2021-08-02
Linux 5.13-rc5 Is Fairly Average In Size But Not Calming Down Yet   Linux Kernel   2021-06-06
-O3 Compiler Optimization Level Still Deemed Too Unsafe For The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2021-06-05
GNU Guix 1.3 Released With Better User Experience, Initial POWER9 Support   GNU   2021-05-12
Oracle Releases UEK R6U2 Kernel With New Slab Memory Controller   Oracle   2021-03-31
FreeBSD 13.0-RC4 Released With POWER Fixes, Other Bugs Addressed   BSD   2021-03-29
FreeBSD 13.0-RC3 Released With The WireGuard Driver Removed   BSD   2021-03-20
New & Much Improved WireGuard Implementation Comes To FreeBSD   BSD   2021-03-15
FreeBSD 13.0-RC2 Released With ZFS Fixes, WireGuard Interface Fixes   BSD   2021-03-13
FreeBSD 13.0-BETA1 Released With WireGuard, Updated ZFS, NUMA Optimizations   BSD   2021-02-06
WireGuard Is Now Available For pfSense   BSD   2021-01-19
Some Linux/Open-Source Letdowns Last For Years   Free Software   2021-01-01
Ubuntu Had A Stellar 2020 From Ubuntu 20.04 LTS To Continued WSL, Cloud Popularity   Ubuntu   2020-12-29
Linux 5.11 Will ChaCha Faster With ARM Network Packets, New Keem Bay Crypto Driver   Linux Kernel   2020-12-16
FreeBSD Merges WireGuard Support   BSD   2020-12-01
WireGuard For Windows Updated With Improved Installer, ARM/ARM64 Support   Microsoft   2020-11-24
Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R6U1 Prepares For AMD Milan, Adds WireGuard   Oracle   2020-11-12
Linux Developers Discussing Possible Kernel Driver For Intel CPU Undervolting   Intel   2020-10-21
Android 12 Appears To Support Using WireGuard   Google   2020-10-13
Intel vs. AMD, Systemd-Homed, Kernel Advancements Top H1'2020 For Linux   Phoronix   2020-06-30
WireGuard Support Merged Into Upstream OpenBSD   BSD   2020-06-21
Another Attack Vector Uncovered For Bypassing Linux Lockdown Via ACPI Tables   Linux Security   2020-06-15
Ubuntu 18.04's Heavily Patched Kernel Opens Door To Lockdown Bypass, Breaks Secure Boot   Ubuntu   2020-06-14
Upstream Linux Developers Against "-O3" Optimizing The Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-05-13
WireGuard Ported To The OpenBSD Kernel - Looking For Upstream Inclusion   BSD   2020-05-12
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Now Available For Download   Ubuntu   2020-04-23
There Is Now A WireGuard Benchmark For Testing Linux Networking Performance   Linux Networking   2020-04-20
/dev/random Seeing Performance Work For Linux 5.7   Linux Kernel   2020-04-06
GhostBSD 20.03 Is Out As The Latest Monthly Update To This Desktop BSD   BSD   2020-04-01
It's Looking Like Android Could Be Embracing WireGuard - "A Sane VPN"   Google   2020-03-31
WireGuard 1.0.0 Christened As A Modern Secure VPN Alternative To OpenVPN/IPsec   Linux Networking   2020-03-30
Linux 5.6 Kernel Released With WireGuard, USB4, New AMD + Intel Hardware Support   Linux Kernel   2020-03-29
The Best Features Of The Linux 5.6 Kernel From WireGuard To Y2038 Compatibility To USB4   Linux Kernel   2020-03-28
Debian Testing Is Enabling WireGuard Within Their Linux Kernel Build   Debian   2020-03-21
Linux 5.6-rc5 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2020-03-08
Intel ConnMan 1.38 Released With WireGuard Support   Linux Networking   2020-02-18
Linux 5.6-rc1 Released For What's Shaping To Be A Superb Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-02-09
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Likely To Ship With Linux 5.4 As Opposed To 5.5   Ubuntu   2020-02-06
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Adds WireGuard Support   Ubuntu   2020-01-30
WireGuard + Multi-Path TCP Were Merged Tonight Into Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2020-01-29
Linux 5.5 Released With Many Hardware Support Improvements   Linux Kernel   2020-01-26
Linux 5.6 Is Looking Like It Will Be Spectacular With A Long List Of Features   Linux Kernel   2020-01-26
Linux 5.6 To Bring FQ-PIE Packet Scheduler To Help Fight Bufferbloat   Linux Networking   2020-01-23
Intel's ConnMan Is Ready With WireGuard Support   Linux Networking   2020-01-19
Linux 5.6 Crypto Getting AVX/AVX2/AVX-512 Optimized Poly1305 - Helps WireGuard   Linux Kernel   2020-01-16
Linux In 2020 Can Finally Provide Sane Monitoring Of SATA Drive Temperatures   Hardware   2020-01-12
Multipath TCP Support Is Working Its Upstream - First Bits Landing With Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2020-01-10
Rockchip PX30 Display Support Coming With Linux 5.6   Hardware   2020-01-07
Linux 5.6 Is Going To Be A Prominent Kernel With Features From USB4 To WireGuard   Linux Kernel   2020-01-06
WireGuard Issues New Module Release, 1.0 Coming With Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2019-12-26
USB4 Support Being Introduced With Linux 5.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2019-12-22
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Might Still End Up Shipping With WireGuard Support   Ubuntu   2019-12-12
WireGuard Lands In Net-Next While It Waits For Inclusion In Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2019-12-09
WireGuard Sends Out Latest Patch Revision In Preparing For Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2019-12-09
WireGuard Could Be Mainlined Before Christmas   Linux Networking   2019-11-27
Linux 5.5 Crypto Code Has The Changes To Usher In WireGuard   Linux Networking   2019-11-26
Latest WireGuard Patch Out For Review With It Looking Like It Will Land For Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2019-11-21
Linux's Crypto API Is Adopting Some Aspects Of Zinc, Opening Door To Mainline WireGuard   Linux Kernel   2019-11-19
WireGuard Restored In Android's Google Play Store After Brief But Controversial Removal   Linux Networking   2019-10-18
Ubuntu 19.10's Kernel Ships With A DoS / Arbitrary Code Execution Bug In The IPv6 Code   Ubuntu   2019-10-17
Google Ejects Open-Source WireGuard From Android Play Store Over Donation Link In App   Linux Networking   2019-10-16
WireGuard 0.0.20191012 Released With Latest Fixes   Linux Networking   2019-10-13
WireGuard Will Port To Existing Linux Crypto API In Order To Make It In The Kernel   Linux Networking   2019-09-25
New WireGuard Snapshot Offers Better Compatibility With Distributions/Kernels   Linux Networking   2019-09-16
WireGuard Releases New Snapshot While Not Expected For Linux 5.4 Mainline   Linux Networking   2019-09-06
NetworkManager 1.20 Released With WiFi Mesh Network Support, WireGuard Improvements   Linux Networking   2019-08-07
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source Fans In July   Phoronix   2019-08-01
NordLynx: NordVPN Builds New Tech Around WireGuard   Linux Networking   2019-07-31
Networking Changes For Linux 5.3 Bring New Google Driver But No WireGuard   Linux Networking   2019-07-13
WireGuard 0.0.20190702 Released For This Cross-Platform Open-Source VPN Tunnel   Linux Networking   2019-07-03
NetworkManager Now Supports Making OVS DPDK Interfaces, Other Work For 1.20   Linux Networking   2019-06-17
KDE Plasma 5.16 Released With A Lot Of Polishing, File Manager Improvements   KDE   2019-06-11
Benchmarks Of The Various Kernel Flavors Of Clear Linux   Clear Linux   2019-06-06
WireGuard Sees New Snapshot With Windows, Linux & BSD Updates   Linux Networking   2019-05-31
KDE Plasma 5.16 Beta Released With Many Features   KDE   2019-05-16
Clear Linux Preparing New Kernel Options   Clear Linux   2019-05-13
WireGuard Didn't Make It Into Linux 5.2 Due To Windows Port, But That Is Now Available   Linux Networking   2019-05-09
Networking Changes For Linux 5.2 Bring New Realtek Driver But No WireGuard   Linux Networking   2019-05-08
The Huge Linux 5.2 Kernel Merge Window Kicks Off   Linux Kernel   2019-05-06
NetworkManager 1.18 Released With Policy Routing Rules, VLAN Filtering For Linux Bridge   Linux Networking   2019-04-22
New WireGuard Snapshot Offers FreeBSD Fixes, Other Tweaks   Linux Networking   2019-04-07
NetworkManager 1.17.2 Kicks Off The March Towards NetworkManager 1.18   Linux Networking   2019-04-03
KDE's Konsole Now Supports Splitting, Plasma Vault Integration In Dolphin   KDE   2019-03-31
CloudFlare Launches "BoringTun" As Rust-Written WireGuard User-Space Implementation   Linux Networking   2019-03-28
WinTUN: Windows Finally Gets A Good TUN Driver & It's Open-Source   Microsoft   2019-03-24
WireGuard Sent Out Again For Review, Might Make It Into Linux 5.2 Kernel   Linux Networking   2019-03-22
NetworkManager 1.16 Brings WireGuard Support, WiFi Direct/P2P   Linux Networking   2019-03-16
Wireshark 3.0 Released With New Protocol Support, User Interface Improvements   Free Software   2019-03-05
Linux 5.0, Radeon VII, Intel Iris Driver & Other Exciting Milestones In February   Phoronix   2019-02-28
WireGuard VPN Tunnel Software Publishes New Snapshot But It Won't Be In Linux 5.1   Linux Networking   2019-02-28
NetworkManager 1.16 Approaches With WireGuard VPN Tunnels, WiFi Direct Connections   Linux Networking   2019-02-23
WireGuard Released For macOS, WireGuard Windows Coming & Linux Kernel Bits Still Pending   Linux Networking   2019-02-17
KDE Plasma 5.15 Released With Wayland Improvements, Fixes To "Annoying Problems"   KDE   2019-02-12
WireHub Is Building Off WireGuard With Decentralized, P2P Secure Overlay Networks   Linux Networking   2019-02-03
OpenVPN 3 Linux Client Moving Closer To Release As A Big Update   Free Software   2019-02-01
New WireGuard Snapshot Released With Linux 5.0 Support, Other Fixes   Linux Networking   2019-01-24
Devlink Health Reporting & Recovery System Queued For Linux 5.1 Kernel   Linux Networking   2019-01-21
KDE Plasma 5.15 Beta Released With Some Grand Improvements   KDE   2019-01-17
From The Linux Perspective: What I Am Most Looking Forward To In 2019   Linux Kernel   2019-01-02
Open-Source / Linux Letdowns For 2018   Free Software   2018-12-31