A Review of Sybil Attack in Mobile Adhoc Network

Provided by: Auricle Technologies
Topic: Networking
Format: PDF
Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs) is a very complicated distributed system that comprise of mobile nodes in wireless network that can easily and freely arrange themselves into random and momentary ad hoc network topologies as per the situation in network. The changing topology and resource restriction are the main characteristics which pose a number of tasks for efficient and lightweight security protocols design. Centralized identity management is not present in case of MANETs. The requirements of a unique, distinct, and permanent identity each node are primary requirements for their security protocols, due to this Sybil attacks create a harmful threat to such networks.

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