Simulation and Analysis of AODV and DSR Routing Protocol under Black Hole Attack

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Amin Mohebi 1,* Ehsan Kamal 2 Simon.Scott 1

1. Faculty of Computing and Technology, Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, Kuala Lumpur

2. Faculty of Computer Science, Islamic Azad University of Hamadan, Iran

* Corresponding author.


Received: 25 Jun. 2013 / Revised: 4 Aug. 2013 / Accepted: 1 Sep. 2013 / Published: 8 Oct. 2013

Index Terms

Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET), Black hole attack, Cooperative Black hole attack, Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector (AODV)


In this paper, two routing protocols (AODV and DSR) are simulated under regular operation, single and cooperative black hole attack. This work has been performed by simulator to show consequence of black hole attacks in MANET by using various graphs which are used to collect data in term of several metrics. One common method to perform most of researches in the MANET security field is to simulate and analyze the routing protocols in various scenarios. This work has been based on the implementation and experiments in the OPNET modeler version 14.5. Finally the results have been computed and compared to stumble on which protocol is least affected by these attacks.

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Amin Mohebi, Ehsan Kamal, Simon.Scott, "Simulation and Analysis of AODV and DSR Routing Protocol under Black Hole Attack", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.5, no.10, pp.19-26, 2013. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2013.10.03


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