An Effectual Secured Approach Against Sybil Attacks in Wireless Networks


  • Sundresan Perumal College of Information Technology, Islamic Science University, Malaysia



Network Security, Wireless Network Security, Security in Wireless Environment


In both wireless and mobile ad hoc networks, assaults can come from a variety of different sources. The terms "active attack" and "passive attack" describe these two types of attacks. In the network community, the Sybil attack is one of the most often used and deployed techniques for sniffing identities and repurposing them. Multiple identities or Sybil attacks have recently sparked a lot of interest in the research community. The algorithms and networks on which they are tested are vastly different among the many methods that have been offered. Since researchers can't evaluate these systems side by side or test their efficacy on real-world social networks with a variety of structural features, it's difficult to say whether there are any other (perhaps more efficient) methods of Sybil protection. In the event of a Sybil attack, the gatecrasher subverts the system framework's notoriety arrangement by creating a large number of pseudonymous individuals and then using them to add an enormously imbalanced influence. Three factors determine a notoriety framework's susceptibility to a Sybil attack: how quickly personalities can be generated, how much the notoriety framework accepts inputs from substances that lack a chain of trust, and if the notoriety framework handles all components equally. A large-scale Sybil ambush in Bittorrent Mainline may be accomplished in a cheap and effective manner, according to confirmation. A substance on a distributed system is a piece of software that has access to the resources of the local community. By displaying a character, a distributed system element reveals itself to the world. A single chemical can have an impact on more than one character. Numerous characters can be assigned to a single element. The personalities of substances in shared systems are used for the objectives of repetition, asset transfer, reliability, and trustworthiness, among other reasons. For remote elements to be aware of characters without necessarily being aware of the personality-to-neighborhood correlation, distributed systems make use of the character as a decision. Each different identification is normally considered to be associated with a separate local entity by convention. A single local entity may have several identities in actuality. In order to avoid and identify Sybil assaults, an empirical technique is used in this study. According to the base paper, any nodes with RSS greater than the provided threshold are regarded to be attackers under the present approach. A centralized way to monitor the mobile nodes is required to prevent this assault. As the server agent assumes full control of the ad-hoc network, malevolent nodes or selfish nodes are fully eliminated from the system.




How to Cite

Perumal , S. . (2022). An Effectual Secured Approach Against Sybil Attacks in Wireless Networks. International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), 16(09), pp. 217–230.