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A Survey on Security Attacks/Defenses in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks

Ola H. Younis, Salah E. Essa, Ayman EL-Sayed. Published in Security.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2017
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Ola H. Younis, Salah E. Essa, Ayman EL-Sayed

Ola H Younis, Salah E Essa and Ayman EL-Sayed. A Survey on Security Attacks/Defenses in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks. Communications on Applied Electronics 6(10):1-9, April 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Ola H. Younis and Salah E. Essa and Ayman EL-Sayed},
	title = {A Survey on Security Attacks/Defenses in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	issue_date = {April 2017},
	volume = {6},
	number = {10},
	month = {Apr},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {2394-4714},
	pages = {1-9},
	numpages = {9},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/cae2017652564},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Security In mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) is a testing issue because of its unfastened characteristics, the feature of infrastructure less and nodes versatility. In outlining another security system for versatile Ad-hoc networks, one must consider the assaults varieties and in addition the qualities of the assaults that could be propelled facing the Ad-hoc networks and existing identification and moderation schemes. The analysis of these perspectives are outlined in this paper. A variety of attacks have been analyzed in Ad-hoc networks and also the proposed defenses against them. A short prologue to the sorts of assaults and conceivable counter measures to forestall or beat the assaults will be presented.


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MANET, Security, attacks, blackhole, wormhole, Challenges.