Reputed Authenticated Routing Ad-Hoc Networks Protocol

  • Ahmed Sameh
  • Abdalla Mahmoud
  • Sherif El-Kassas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 28)


In this paper, we analyze one of the secure mobile ad hoc networks protocols, which is Authenticated Routing for Ad Hoc Networks (ARAN). Such protocol is classified as a secure reactive routing protocol, which is based on some type of query-reply dialog. That means ARAN does not attempt to continuously maintain the up-to-date topology of the network, but rather when there is a need, it invokes a function to find a route to the destination. Here, we detail the security attacks that the ARAN protocol defends against, criticize how an authenticated selfish node can disturb the network by dropping packets or by not cooperating in the routing functionality and propose a reputation-based scheme called Reputed-ARAN to detect and defend against selfish nodes.


Source Node Data Packet Destination Node Intermediate Node Malicious Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmed Sameh
    • 1
  • Abdalla Mahmoud
    • 1
  • Sherif El-Kassas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe American University in CairoEgypt

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