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security - How safe is port forwarding in general? - Super Port forwarding is when your router allows outside machines to initiate connections to a machine on your network. It doesn't allow any special access to the router internals, just a connection to your inside machine. The security issue here is not your router, but your machine. Before, it was invisible to the Internet, and therefore somewhat safe. ssh - Is port forwarding inherently unsafe? - Information Forwarding ports is NOT inherently dangerous in itself and YES the safety is dependant on the service at the target port. But safety also depends on how good is your router's firewall and how well it is protected, both internally and externally. For remote access, both SSH and VPN works as good as each other. Is PortForwarding Dangerous? - Server Support and Nov 25, 2015 Is port forwarding dangerous? - Networking - Linus Tech Tips

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Forwarding ports is NOT inherently dangerous in itself and YES the safety is dependant on the service at the target port. But safety also depends on how good is your router's firewall and how well it is protected, both internally and externally. For remote access, both SSH and VPN works as good as each other.

Is Port Forwarding Safe? - Microsoft Community Nov 25, 2012 How dangerous are open ports? - Quora Open ports are not bad, they are just a potential weak point against some malicious code or hacker. There are things you can do when opening a port to make it less vulnerable. One is use port forwarding, open an external port other than the defaul What is Port Forwarding? A complete guide | NordVPN Aug 21, 2019 How do I set up Port Forwarding? :: Frontier Customer Support