International Journal of Computer Science and Management Studies (IJCSMS)
Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs) is a wireless network with unrestricted mobility and it is infrastructure less. The authors design a new security mechanisms for MANETs, various attack variations as well as their characteristics should be analyzed. This search studies various types of attacks in MANETs. Data traffic attacks and Control Traffic attacks are its two foremost types. Classification of data traffic attack includes Black hole and jellyfish attack while the control traffic contains the wormhole attack. The paper mainly focuses on the jellyfish attack and its type.