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Title: Epidemic Propagation In Overlaid Wireless Networks

Abstract

Witb tbe emergence of computer worms tbat can spread over air interfaces, wireless ad boc and sensor networks can be vulnerable to node compromises even if the deployed network is not connected to the backbone. Depending on the physical topology of the wireless network, even a single infected node can compromise the whole network. In this work, epidemic (e.g., worm) propagation in a static wireless network is studied, where a number of inCected mobile nodes are injected over the existing network. It is shown that the epidemic spread threshold and size depend on the physical topology of the underlying static wireless network as well as the mobility model employed by the infected mobile nodes. More specifically, results show that in a Cully-connected static wirelessnctwork targeted attacks are more effective, wbereas Cor a random topology random attacks can be sufficient to compromise the whole network.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
957813
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-08-04756; LA-UR-08-4756
TRN: US201016%%209
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) ; November 30, 2008 ; New Orleans
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42; AIR; COMMUNICATIONS; COMPUTERS; TOPOLOGY

Citation Formats

Yanmaz, Evsen. Epidemic Propagation In Overlaid Wireless Networks. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Yanmaz, Evsen. Epidemic Propagation In Overlaid Wireless Networks. United States.
Yanmaz, Evsen. Tue . "Epidemic Propagation In Overlaid Wireless Networks". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/957813.
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abstractNote = {Witb tbe emergence of computer worms tbat can spread over air interfaces, wireless ad boc and sensor networks can be vulnerable to node compromises even if the deployed network is not connected to the backbone. Depending on the physical topology of the wireless network, even a single infected node can compromise the whole network. In this work, epidemic (e.g., worm) propagation in a static wireless network is studied, where a number of inCected mobile nodes are injected over the existing network. It is shown that the epidemic spread threshold and size depend on the physical topology of the underlying static wireless network as well as the mobility model employed by the infected mobile nodes. More specifically, results show that in a Cully-connected static wirelessnctwork targeted attacks are more effective, wbereas Cor a random topology random attacks can be sufficient to compromise the whole network.},
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