Survey of Attacks on Wireless Network
|Ankur Bawiskar1, Dr. B.B. Meshram2
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Wireless networks are gaining popularity to its peak today, as the users want connectivity in terms of wireless medium irrespective of their geographic position. There is an increasing threat and various attacks on the Wireless Network.The main aim of this paper is to provide a survey of wireless network and attacks that occur on it. This paper also provides an overview of routing protocols being used in wireless networks. It also discusses the attacks on access point in wireless network. Ad-hoc network must have a secure way for transmission and communication which is quite challenging and vital issue. Ad-hoc network are rapidly gaining popularity because they do not rely on a pre-infrastructure and can be deployed spontaneously. Application of ad-hoc network ranges from offices to modern battlefields. Security is a serious concern in wireless networks due to its open nature of communication.