A Review Paper on Cooperative Blackhole and Grayhole Attacks in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

This paper presents a review on a major category of coordinated attacks i.e. cooperative blackhole / grayhole attack which are a serious threat to ad hoc network security. In cooperative blackhole attack multiple nodes collude to hide the malicious activity of other nodes; hence such attacks are more difficult to detect. In this paper a survey of various security mechanisms that have been proposed in the literature for diction of such attacks is presented.

Provided by: Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Topic: Mobility Date Added: Sep 2011 Format: PDF

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