Why IPv4 is not better compared to IPv6 in terms of security of your home/office network

If you look at the internet at the moment, from a more technical point of view, you will often find users complaining about the „new“ Internet-protocol IPv6. Most of the time the complaints are about issues with the Internet-Service-Provider ISP used.

I will focus on the issue based on my experience in Germany (things might be different in your location, feel free to leave a note in the comments). In fact the technical introduction of IPv6 went unnoticed for most of the average users. This is partly due to the fact, that in the beginning there were not so much services that were accessible via IPv6 (a typical chicken-egg-problem) and most operating systems seamlessly degrade to IPv4 if a service is not available in IPv6.

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