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A Cryptographic Handshaking Approach to Prevent Worm Hole Attack in MANET

by Vishal Pahal, Susheel Kumar
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 50 - Number 2
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: Vishal Pahal, Susheel Kumar

Vishal Pahal, Susheel Kumar . A Cryptographic Handshaking Approach to Prevent Worm Hole Attack in MANET. International Journal of Computer Applications. 50, 2 ( July 2012), 27-33. DOI=10.5120/7744-0797

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author = { Vishal Pahal, Susheel Kumar },
title = { A Cryptographic Handshaking Approach to Prevent Worm Hole Attack in MANET },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { July 2012 },
volume = { 50 },
number = { 2 },
month = { July },
year = { 2012 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 27-33 },
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publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
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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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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Wormhole Authentication Tunnel wireless cryptography