Simulation-Based Comparison of Vampire Attacks on Traditional Manet Routing Protocols

  • Joshua Reginald Pullagura
  • Dhulipalla Venkata Rao
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 9)


A mobile ad hoc network is wireless network without infrastructure and is self-configuring network of mobile nodes where nodes move to their places randomly, leave around or join the network. Over the many years, simulation work has been carried out to achieve a new reliable routing protocol. This paper seeks to rationalize Vampire attacks on the network layer that deals with route establishment. During route establishment and packet forwarding, Vampire attacks perpetually weaken the network by draining nodes’ energy. The Vampire attacks degrade the performance of routing protocol. All the basic traditional routing protocols those are examined here are open to Vampire attacks, which are damaging, and is time-consuming to troubleshoot. Simulation results show DSDV performs better than its counter parts.




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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joshua Reginald Pullagura
    • 1
  • Dhulipalla Venkata Rao
    • 2
  1. 1.Vignan University GunturGunturIndia
  2. 2.Narasaraopet Institute of TechnologyGunturIndia

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