Secure Routing Strategies in DHT-Based Systems

  • Ricardo Villanueva
  • Maria del Pilar Villamil
  • Mile Arnedo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6265)

Abstract

Due to the inherent characteristics of peer-to-peer systems, one of the barriers to deploy applications over public networks is the different security levels that have to be provided. Peer-to-peer systems are vulnerable to several attacks. In particular, for routing attacks, an adversary attempts to mis-route or drop messages along the routing procedure or corrupt routing table entries, thus degrading the overall routing process. In this paper, we propose a taxonomy of solutions to the routing attack, identify new issues and shape future directions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ricardo Villanueva
    • 1
  • Maria del Pilar Villamil
    • 1
  • Mile Arnedo
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Los AndesRepublic of Colombia

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