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Analysis of Black Hole Attack in MANET using AODV Routing Protocol

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Sarita Badiwal, Aishwary Kulshrestha, Neeraj Garg

Sarita Badiwal, Aishwary Kulshrestha and Neeraj Garg. Analysis of Black Hole Attack in MANET using AODV Routing Protocol. International Journal of Computer Applications 168(8):27-33, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Sarita Badiwal and Aishwary Kulshrestha and Neeraj Garg},
	title = {Analysis of Black Hole Attack in MANET using AODV Routing Protocol},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {168},
	number = {8},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {27-33},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914484},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Wireless networks have become so popular in recent years that now a day almost every electronic gadget can be operated in wireless. Wireless ad hoc network is more vulnerable to security threats than wired network due to inherent characteristics and system constraints. This paper mainly addresses attacks due to misbehaving or malicious nodes. We have examined the effect of Black Hole attack on AODV routing and its detection method. I have simulated this attack and determined effect of this attack on network performance by different network scenario. I have also implemented detection method that help to isolates the malicious node in the network.


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