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A Cryptographic Handshaking Approach to Prevent Worm Hole Attack in MANET

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 50 - Number 2
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
Vishal Pahal
Susheel Kumar
10.5120/7744-0797

Vishal Pahal and Susheel Kumar. Article: A Cryptographic Handshaking Approach to Prevent Worm Hole Attack in MANET. International Journal of Computer Applications 50(2):27-33, July 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

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	author = {Vishal Pahal and Susheel Kumar},
	title = {Article: A Cryptographic Handshaking Approach to Prevent Worm Hole Attack in MANET},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {50},
	number = {2},
	pages = {27-33},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

A network always suffers from some active or passive attacks. These attacks results the data loss or the information reveal. In case of Dynamic wireless network there are more chances of such kind of attacks. One of such type of attack is Wormhole Attack. It is a tunnel based attack in which a pair of nodes forms a tunnel with false identification. The wormhole attack causes the delay transfer and information steal over the network. In this paper, we have presented the authentication approach to avoid the wormhole attack over the network. In this system we have provided 2 level of authentication using public key cryptography, one level is between node to base station and other between two mobile stations. Further to reduce the security risk from authorized node ,an eligibly test is done ,so that most eligible authorized node is choose for communication. In this work the clustered architecture is presented in which an authenticated tunnel is set between source to base station and base station to destination. The system will minimize the packet loss over the network with authenticity.

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