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2016 26th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC) (2016)
Dunedin, New Zealand
Dec. 7, 2016 to Dec. 9, 2016
ISSN: 2474-154X
ISBN: 978-1-5090-0920-6
pp: 127-132
Lincy Elizebeth Jim , School of Engineering, RMIT University, Australia
Mark A. Gregory , School of Engineering, RMIT University, Australia
ABSTRACT
The dynamic distributed topology of a Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) provides a number of challenges associated with decentralized infrastructure where each node can act as the source, destination and relay for traffic. MANET's are a suitable solution for distributed regional, military and emergency networks. MANETs do not utilize fixed infrastructure except where connectivity to carrier networks is required and MANET nodes provide the transmission capability to receive, transmit and route traffic from a sender node to the destination node. In this paper we present a Packet Storage Time (PST) routing attack where an attacking node modifies its storage time and thereby does not forward packets to the intended recipient nodes. In the Human Immune System, cells are able to distinguish between a range of issues including foreign body attacks as well as cellular senescence. This paper presents an approach using an Artificial Immune System that mimics the strategy of the Human Immune System to identify the source of a PST routing attack.
INDEX TERMS
Mobile ad hoc networks, Immune system, Artificial intelligence, Routing, Routing protocols, Batteries
CITATION

L. E. Jim and M. A. Gregory, "Packet Storage Time attack - a novel routing attack in Mobile Ad hoc Networks," 2016 26th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), Dunedin, New Zealand, 2016, pp. 127-132.
doi:10.1109/ATNAC.2016.7878795
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