AODV Routing Protocol Performance Analysis under MANET Attacks

Mohamed Abdelshafy, Peter J. B. King

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Abstract

AODV is a well-known reactive protocol designed for MANET routing. All MANET routing protocols are designed based on the assumption that all nodes cooperate without maliciously disrupting the operation of the routing protocol. In this paper, we study the performance of AODV routing protocol in the presence of some of the well-defined attacks in MANET. We use NS-2 network simulator to analyse the impacts of blackhole, grayhole, selfish and flooding attacks on AODV protocol performance. While the blackhole and flooding attacks have a severe impact on the AODV performance, the selfish and grayhole attacks have less significant effect on it.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)418-326
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal for Information Security Research (IJISR)
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014

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