An Evaluation of enroute filtering methods for False Data Injection attacks in WSN

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Int. Journal of Engineering Research and Technology(IJERT), Volume 2, Issue 4, p.345-350 (2013)



Department of Information Science and Engineering


Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are vulnerable to various security attacks due to their deployment in hostile environments. These networks are prone to be attacked by adversaries who intend to destruct the proper functioning of network by compromising some of the nodes and inserting false data into the network. The injected false data reports lead the en-route nodes and the sink node to make false decisions. This depletes the energy of nodes and poses a threat to the lifetime of the whole network. This paper reviews some of the existing en-route filtering mechanisms for false data injection attack and evaluates the performance of these methods based on their features and efficiency