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Detection and Prevention Techniques of Wormhole Attack- A Survey

Dheerendra Singh Kachhwaha


Mobile Ad hoc network is a network made up of wireless mobile nodes without infrastructure. Easy deployment and self configuration are the MANET features used in many applications. Therefore MANET gains a lot of interest of many researchers in the past few years. The Wormhole attack at the network layer is the most attention seeking attack in ad hoc networks. This attack is hard to detect and easy to implement. In this paper, we present a survey on different attacks in Manet their routing protocols, and most importantly Wormhole attack their detection and prevention techniques.

Keywords: MANET, routing protocols, wormhole attack, detection and prevention techniques

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Dheerendra Singh Kachhwaha, Vikas Sejwar. Detection and Prevention Techniques of Wormhole Attack-A Survey. Recent Trends in Parallel Computing. 2015; 2(2): 1–8p.

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