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Variants of Wormhole Attacks and Their Impact in Wireless Sensor Networks

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 710)

Abstract

In wireless sensor networks, nodes have limited battery, transmission power, and processing capabilities. For routing the packets, cooperation between nodes is needed. Wireless sensor network is vulnerable to wide range of attacks. A more dangerous attack is wormhole attack in which packets are received in one area and replied in another area of the network. For on-demand routing protocols, route discovery mechanism is affected by wormhole attack and routing is disturbed. In this paper, we have presented variants of wormhole attacks and their impact in wireless sensor networks.

Keywords

Wireless sensor network Attack Vulnerable Wormhole 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors are highly thankful to the Gujarat Technological University (Smt. S R Patel Engineering College, Unjha) for providing the opportunity to conduct this research work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manish Patel
    • 1
  • Akshai Aggarwal
    • 1
  • Nirbhay Chaubey
    • 1
  1. 1.Gujarat Technological UniversityAhmedabadIndia

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