Mobility

Hearing Is Believing: Detecting Mobile Primary User Emulation Attack in White Space

Date Added: Jan 2011
Format: PDF

In cognitive radio networks, an adversary transmits signals whose characteristics emulate those of primary users, in order to prevent secondary users from transmitting. Such an attack is called Primary User Emulation (PUE) attack. There are two main types of primary users in white space: TV towers and wireless microphones. Existing work on PUE attack detection focused on the first category. However, for the latter category, primary users are mobile and their transmission power is low.