Analysis of Wormhole Detection Features in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Manish PatelEmail author
  • Akshai Aggarwal
  • Nirbhay Chaubey
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1122)


Security is very important for resource constrained wireless sensor networks due to their fundamental nature. The possible attacks in wireless sensor networks include sinkhole, wormhole, sybil, selective forwarding, blackhole etc. Wormhole is a gateway of many more attacks. To launch the attack is easy, but to detect it is very hard. For launching the attack, it is not required to know the cryptographic material or protocols used in the network. A malicious node attracts the traffic from one location and tunnels to another location and disturbs the whole routing process. In this paper, we have discussed various features for wormhole attack detection in wireless sensor networks.


Wireless sensor networks Security Wormhole Attacker 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manish Patel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Akshai Aggarwal
    • 2
  • Nirbhay Chaubey
    • 2
  1. 1.Smt. S R Patel Engineering CollegeUnjhaIndia
  2. 2.Gujarat Technological UniversityAhmedabadIndia

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