International Journal of Computer Applications
Wireless networks are playing very important role in the present world. Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANET) are the extension of the wireless networks. These networks are playing crucial role in the each and every field of the human life. They are used in those places where a simple wireless network cannot use. They play a significant role in real tile applications such as military applications, home applications wireless sensor applications etc. Due to their adaptive nature they are threatened by number of attacks such as Modification, Black Hole attack, Wormhole attack etc. Wormhole attack is one of the dangerous active attacks in the Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANET).