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A Survey of Attacks, Security Mechanisms and Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks

@article{Padmavathi2009ASO,
  title={A Survey of Attacks, Security Mechanisms and Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks},
  author={G. Padmavathi and D. Shanmugapriya},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2009},
  volume={abs/0909.0576}
}
Wireless Sensor networks (WSN) is an emerging technology and have great potential to be employed in critical situations like battlefields and commercial applications such as building, traffic surveillance, habitat monitoring and smart homes and many more scenarios. One of the major challenges wireless sensor networks face today is security. While the deployment of sensor nodes in an unattended environment makes the networks vulnerable to a variety of potential attacks, the inherent power and… 

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