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Wormhole Attack Detection In Wireless Networks


Chitra. G, Krithika. S, Monisha.K. R, P. Deivendran
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Wormhole attacks can destabilize or disable wireless sensor networks. In a typical wormhole attack, the attacker receives packets at one point in the network, forwards them through a wired or wireless link with less latency than the network links, and relays them to another point in the network. We first propose a centralized algorithm to detect wormholes and show its correctness rigorously. For the distributed wireless network, we proposes DAWN, Distributed detection Algorithm against Wormhole in wireless Network coding systems, by exploring the change of the flow directions of the innovative packets caused by wormholes. We find that the robustness depends on the node density in the network, and prove a necessary condition to achieve collision-resistance. Our solutions only depend on the local information that can be obtained from regular network coding protocols, and thus the overhead that our algorithms introduce is acceptable for most applications.

Chitra. G, Krithika. S, Monisha.K. R, P. Deivendran

Wireless networks, random linear network coding, wormhole attack, expected transmission count.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 2 | March-April - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-04-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
442-448 IJSRSET1622114   Technoscience Academy

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Chitra. G, Krithika. S, Monisha.K. R, P. Deivendran, "Wormhole Attack Detection In Wireless Networks", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp.442-448, March-April-2016.
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