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Black Hole Attack in MANETs Preventions and Advancements: A Review

IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advances in Emerging Technology
© 2016 by IJCA Journal
ICAET 2016 - Number 12
Year of Publication: 2016
Krishan Kumar
Tarnjit Singh Aulakhl

Krishan Kumar and Tarnjit Singh Aulakhl. Article: Black Hole Attack in MANETs Preventions and Advancements: A Review. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advances in Emerging Technology ICAET 2016(12):4-9, September 2016. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Krishan Kumar and Tarnjit Singh Aulakhl},
	title = {Article: Black Hole Attack in MANETs Preventions and Advancements: A Review},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advances in Emerging Technology},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {ICAET 2016},
	number = {12},
	pages = {4-9},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}


A network is a system in which two or more than two computer systems are linked together with wires or without wires. Mobile Ad-Hoc networks (MANETs) are self-directed and distributed networks. MANETs consists of mobile nodes that are free to move in and out of the network. Nodes may be mobile phones, laptops, PCs, Printers, mp3 players, iPods etc. that participate in the network. Any of these nodes can act as a host/router or it can act both at the same time. They can form different topologies depending on their connectivity with each other in the network. These nodes can configure themselves since they have self-configuration ability. They can be deployed into the network at any time as they do not need any infrastructure. Development of various types of routing protocols has occurred in the recent past. Due to their dynamic topology, no infrastructure and no central management system MANETs are vulnerable to various security attacks. In this paper we have proposed a solution to detect and prevent multiple Black Holes in a network and find a secure way to transfer data from source to destination node.


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