Using mobile agents to detect node compromise in path-based DoS attacks on wireless sensor networks
conference contributionposted on 2007-01-01, 00:00 authored by Bai Li, Lynn BattenLynn Batten
Wireless sensor networks represent a new generation of real-time embedded systems with significantly different communication constraints from the traditional networked systems. With their development, a new attack called a path-based DoS (PDoS) attack has appeared. In a PDoS attack, an adversary, either inside or outside the network, overwhelms sensor nodes by flooding a multi-hop endto- end communication path with either replayed packets or injected spurious packets. In this article, we propose a solution using mobile agents which can detect PDoS attacks easily.