MAR_Worm: Secure and Efficient Wormhole Detection Scheme through Trusted Neighbour Nodes in VANETs
Mahabaleshwar Kabbur1, V. Arul Kumar2

1Mr. Mahabaleshwar Kabbur, Research Scholar, School of Computer Science & Applications, REVA University, Bengaluru (Karnataka), India.

2Dr. V. Arul Kumar, Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science & Applications, REVA University, Bengaluru (Karnataka), India.

Manuscript received on 04 December 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 12 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 31 December 2019 | PP: 180-183 | Volume-9 Issue-2S December 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10981292S19/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B1098.1292S19

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Abstract: VANET is an application and subclass of MANET’s, in which nodes are mobiles and considered as moving, communicating vehicles in a wireless adhoc network. Vehicles communicate through dedicated short rage communication (DSRC) via IEEE 802.11p protocol. With the progress of wireless technology, vehicular ad hoc network has become emerging technology to support real-time traffic condition, safety, entertainment, enhance driver experience and emergency navigation in intelligent transport system (ITS). Core of VANETs application is the communication between vehicle to vehicle (V2V), vehicle to roadside unit (V2RSU) and securing the data messages from malicious activities and attackers in the network. Securing V2V and V2RSU communication has raised challenging issues in detecting and avoiding malicious attackers for secure communications. VANET’s are exposed to different threats while routing data, wormhole attack is the most threatening routing attack which severely effects VANET routing data and causes incorrect routing by private tunnels and damages to VANET’s communication in terms of data leakage, data dropping, and delayed delivery. However existing attack detection schemes have failed to meet secured VANETs communication leading to packet loss. In this paper we propose an efficient wormhole detection mechanism by creating potential and trusted neighbour nodes discovery (TNND) in VANETs, which can detect malicious nodes through enabling common forwarding neighbour nodes as witness to monitor data packets are forwarded by malicious nodes. Basically this mechanism is based on trust management. This scheme is resilient and resistant against attackers launching malicious nodes to corrupt entire network. Simulation is carried on event driven network simulator and results shows efficient detection of wormhole nodes, increases packet delivery and performs better than existing detection scheme.

Keywords: Worm Hole, Data Security, MANETS, VANETS, Malicious, Attacks.
Scope of the Article: Secure Mobile and Multi-Agent Systems