Mobility

A Preventive Mechanism for Blocking Attact of Maobile Agents in Secured Layer Architecture

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Executive Summary

In distributed computing, mobile agent plays a major role as it is utilizing the resources available on the connected network and its capability of operation on different environments. When an agent migrates from one node to another node to fulfill the task of its owner, the agent route is decided by the originator or by the agent itself which makes security difficult on it. Malicious host problem is one of the biggest challenging issues in the agent technology, but only a few measures exist to count a blocking attack where a host with malicious intention refuses to transmit a mobile agent to the next host.

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