Jamming Attack in Wireless Sensor Networks using Ant Colony Algorithm

International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering
© 2021 by SSRG - IJCSE Journal
Volume 8 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : K. Manojkumar, S. Devi

How to Cite?

K. Manojkumar, S. Devi, "Jamming Attack in Wireless Sensor Networks using Ant Colony Algorithm," SSRG International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering , vol. 8,  no. 2, pp. 6-9, 2021. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488387/IJCSE-V8I2P102


The jamming attack is a standout amongst the most genuine danger in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). This sort of attack stops the nonstop communications and also vaporizes the essentialness of the sensor hubs. In WSN, a couple of sorts of DoS attacks in different layers might be performed. The physical layer being the most lessened layer and the first to be attacked by jammers. The systems to deflect jamming attacks incorporate installment for network assets, pushback, strong authentication, and identification. In this paper, the physical layer DoS attack is analyzed, and a defense mechanism is proposed utilizing the Ant algorithm, and its performance analysis has been validated. The simulation outcomes demonstrate that the proposed scheme helps in accomplishing the most extreme dependability on DoS claims to enhance the Quality of Service (QoS) and the energy of WSN.


Wireless sensor network, Jamming attack, Ant algorithm.


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