AODV Routing Protocol Performance Analysis under MANET Attacks

Mohamed Abdelshafy, Peter J. B. King

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    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)
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014

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