Provided by: Creative Commons
Date Added: Jan 2014
Mobile ad hoc network's because of maliciousness that intentionally disrupts the network by using variety of attacks and due to routing protocols (e.g. AODV), which were already developed without considering security features to prevent the various kinds of attacks. And also there is infrastructure less environment, and having open peer-to-peer architecture, shared wireless medium and dynamic topology, MANETs are frequently established in insecure environments like disaster sites and military applications. The AODV routing protocol was initially developed without considering security in mind.