A Study on MAC Address Spoofing Attack Detection Structure in Wireless Sensor Network Environment

  • Sungmo Jung
  • Jong Hyun Kim
  • Seoksoo Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 199)


Wireless sensor network applies authentication by registering/managing user IP and MAC addresses. However, the existing methods are vulnerable to MAC address spoofing, in which a malicious user changes a client’s MAC address into his own, calling for a new detection method. Therefore, this paper provides a method of detecting MAC address spoofing attacks in real-time by collecting wireless traffic data through AirSensor/AP- and using a MAC Address Index table in TMS.


Wireless Sensor Network MAC Address Spoofing Spoofing Attack Detection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sungmo Jung
    • 1
  • Jong Hyun Kim
    • 2
  • Seoksoo Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MultimediaHannam UniversityDaejeon-cityKorea
  2. 2.Eectronics and Telecommunications Research InstituteDaejeon-cityKorea

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