International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS)

ISSN: 2074-9090 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9104 (Online)

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IJCNIS Vol.11, No.5, May. 2019

Distributed Wormhole Attack Mitigation Technique in WSNs

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Sharada Kori, Krishnamurthy G N, Nandini Sidnal

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WSN;Security;Wormhole Attack;Wormhole attack mitigation


Sensing element Networks area unit gaining a lot of attention as a result of applications like sensible cities(traffic congestion, sensible parking, sensible lighting), sensible setting (forest hearth detection, air pollution) security and emergencies (Radiation levels, Explosive and dangerous Gases, Military applications) to call a couple of. The important facet of those observation and chase applications area unit security and sensing element location. The Wireless sensing element Networks may be thought to be associate degree freelance theme for accomplishing data-intensive chores like atmosphere (habitat) perceptive, data congregation, earthquake perceptive, parcel intelligence operation, etc. and any communication to the appliance. Wormhole attack could be a severe threat to the safety of the network. Because it could be a passive attack, it's terribly difficult to notice Wormhole attack. The most stress of this analysis work is to mitigate the wormhole attack. During this paper, we have a tendency to address the wormhole attack by proposing a trust-based wormhole attack mitigation technique. Our projected system is easy with no further hardware demand and no tight clock synchronization.

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Sharada Kori, Krishnamurthy G N, Nandini Sidnal,"Distributed Wormhole Attack Mitigation Technique in WSNs", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), Vol.11, No.5, pp.20-27, 2019.DOI: 10.5815/ijcnis.2019.05.03


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