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A Novel Approach to Detect and Prevent Wormhole Attack in Wireless Sensor Network

by Rahul Patidar, Ritu Tandon
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 115 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Rahul Patidar, Ritu Tandon

Rahul Patidar, Ritu Tandon . A Novel Approach to Detect and Prevent Wormhole Attack in Wireless Sensor Network. International Journal of Computer Applications. 115, 11 ( April 2015), 19-23. DOI=10.5120/20196-2436

@article{ 10.5120/20196-2436,
author = { Rahul Patidar, Ritu Tandon },
title = { A Novel Approach to Detect and Prevent Wormhole Attack in Wireless Sensor Network },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2015 },
volume = { 115 },
number = { 11 },
month = { April },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 19-23 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/20196-2436 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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In our previous study [1] we discussed about Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) and also about wormhole attacks, those are possible in wireless sensor network. In this presented work the previously performed work is extended to find an optimum solution for the wormhole link prevention in the wireless sensor network. The proposed technique discover alternative route to the target node. Because the shortest path can has the malicious attacker. The implementation of the secure route discovery protocol is performed using NS2 and by modification of the AODV routing protocol. Finally the performance of the protocol is measured in terms of throughput. That demonstrates the effectiveness of the presented routing protocol.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Wireless Sensor Network Security Wormhole AODV.