International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER)
Wireless networks now enjoy widespread commercial implementation because of their ease of use, low cost and setup. However, since accessing wireless media is much easier than tapping a wired network, then security becomes a serious concern when implementing any wireless network. The authors consider a particular class of Denial of Service (DoS) attacks called jamming attacks. In the simplest form of jamming, the attacker interferes with the reception of messages by transmitting a continuous jamming signal, or several short jamming pulses. Jamming results in the loss of link reliability, increased energy consumption, extended packet delays and disruption of end-to-end routes.