Enhanced Trust Based Architecture in MANET using AODV Protocol to Eliminate Packet Dropping Attacks

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Volume-34 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : R. Sathish Kumar, A. Aktharunissa, S. Koperundevi, S. Suganthi
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V34P204


R. Sathish Kumar, A. Aktharunissa, S. Koperundevi, S. Suganthi"Enhanced Trust Based Architecture in MANET using AODV Protocol to Eliminate Packet Dropping Attacks", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V34(1),21-27 April 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

MANET is a multihop packet based wireless network composed of a set of mobile nodes that can communicate and move at the same time, without using any kind of fixed wired infrastructure. Secure routing is the milestone in mobile Adhoc networks. MANET is vulnerable to attacks from malicious nodes. The proposed trust scheme using AODV protocol calculates the trust between the nodes in MANET to detect and eliminate the malicious nodes from the transmission path. This technique calculates the trust value of all the nodes. It compares the trust values to detect and eliminate the malicious node from the transmission path. If the trust value is less than a trust threshold, the intermediate node is marked as malicious and rejected from the path. The packets are transmitted only through the nodes with high trust value. We experiment this by NS2 with better accuracy.


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Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANETs), Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector (AODV), trust value, malicious node, PDP, Homomorphic linear authenticator (HLA), Proofs of storage (PoS).