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In reference to recent discussions about QNAP security flaws: if one installs the QVPN service on QNAP, enables OpenVPN, and only opens those required port(s) on the internet router/firewall to the internet, would that not be secure for remote access?
No one who isn't focused on security can promise they've done it well. QNAP has never apparently focused on security. You would be placing your trust on the QVPN service to not be vulnerable in some way... and given their long standing lack of quality and security I would be unwilling to make that gamble.