Preventive Aspect of Black Hole Attack in Mobile AD HOC Network

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Kumar Roshan 1,* Vimal Bibhu 1

1. Department of Computer Science & Engineering, DIT School of Engineering, Plot -48A, Knowledge Park – III, Greater Noida, Uttar Pardesh, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 26 Aug. 2011 / Revised: 27 Nov. 2011 / Accepted: 23 Feb. 2012 / Published: 8 Jun. 2012

Index Terms

AODV – Ad Hoc On Demand Distance Vector Routing, MANET–Mobile Ad Hoc Network, DSDV, CBR -Constant bit Pattern, TCP – Transmission Control Protocol


Mobile ad hoc network is infrastructure less type of network. In this paper we present the prevention mechanism for black hole in mobile ad hoc network. The routing algorithms are analyzed and discrete properties of routing protocols are defined. The discrete properties support in distributed routing efficiently. The protocol is distributed and not dependent upon the centralized controlling node. Important features of Ad hoc on demand vector routing (AODV) are inherited and new mechanism is combined with it to get the multipath routing protocol for Mobile ad hoc network (MANET) to prevent the black hole attack. When the routing path is discovered and entered into the routing table, the next step is taken by combined protocol to search the new path with certain time interval. The old entered path is refreshed into the routing table. The simulation is taken on 50 moving nodes in the area of 1000 x 1000 square meter and the maximum speed of nodes are 5m/sec. The result is calculated for throughput verses number of black hole nodes with pause time of 0 sec. to 40 sec., 120 sec. and 160 sec. when the threshold value is 1.0.

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Kumar Roshan, Vimal Bibhu, "Preventive Aspect of Black Hole Attack in Mobile AD HOC Network", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), vol.4, no.6, pp.49-55, 2012. DOI:10.5815/ijcnis.2012.06.07


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