Prevention of Flooding Attacks in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

  • Gurjinder Kaur
  • V. K. Jain
  • Yogesh Chaba
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 27)


Mobile ad hoc network (MANET) in spite of having numerous advantages is still vulnerable to various security breaches. Most of the attacks in MANET are initiated during route discovery process. Flooding attack is found to be most destructive because its severity often leads to exhaustion of resources and bandwidth of MANET. In this paper in order to confront the flooding attack, a new two-step protection method (TSPM) is proposed. The analysis of obtained simulation results with the proposed TSPM establishes that the proposed method detects and isolates the attackers efficiently.


Mobile ad hoc network Malicious node Flooding Routing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gurjinder Kaur
    • 1
  • V. K. Jain
    • 1
  • Yogesh Chaba
    • 2
  1. 1.Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and TechnologyLongowalIndia
  2. 2.Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and TechnologyHisarIndia

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