Provided by: International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE)
Date Added: Aug 2012
Ad hoc wireless networking is a new approach to wireless communication with potential applications in very unpredictable and dynamic environments. In contrast to wired and cellular networks, an ad hoc wireless network does not depend on any established infrastructure or centralized administration such as a base station. Therefore, its network topology is dynamic in nature and may change rapidly and unpredictably. The security of ad hoc wireless networks is becoming an increasingly complex issue. A common type of attacks targets at the underlying routing protocols.