A Co-operative Approach to Thwart Selfish and Black-Hole Attacks in DTN for Post Disaster Scenario

@article{Gupta2014ACA,
  title={A Co-operative Approach to Thwart Selfish and Black-Hole Attacks in DTN for Post Disaster Scenario},
  author={Amit Kumar Gupta and Indrajit Bhattacharya and Partha Banerjee and Jyotsana Kumar Mandal},
  journal={2014 Fourth International Conference of Emerging Applications of Information Technology},
  year={2014},
  pages={113-118}
}
A Delay Tolerant Network (DTN) is prone to security threats, especially the Selfish and Black-hole attacks. In this work, we have taken up these two security issues in a DTN based on an architecture suitable for Post disaster scenario, where mobile nodes move around a fixed destination and communicate messages to it. A co-operative scheme is presented to reduce the harmful effects of these malicious nodes in the network. The cooperation is obtained from the neighbouring nodes. The malicious… CONTINUE READING
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