Taxonomy of Network Layer Attacks in Wireless Mesh Network

  • K. Ganesh Reddy
  • P. Santhi Thilagam
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (volume 167)


Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) have emerging application because of its ad-hoc features, high internet bandwidth capability, and interoperable with various networks. However, all features of WMNs vulnerable due to their inadequate security services, and most of the existing techniques protect WMNs only.from single adversary node, but these techniques are failed to protect against multiple colluding attacks, and also have same reputation value for all types of attacks. To overcome these problems for future solutions, we have done clear analytical survey on network layer attacks. Eventually, we have come up with taxonomy of network layer attack.


colluding attacks intrusion detection wireless mesh network layer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringNITK SurathkalSurathkalIndia

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