Cascading Denial of Service Attacks on Wi-Fi Networks

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Xin, Liangxiao; Starobinski, David; Noubir, Guevara;
(2016)
  • Subject: Computer Science - Networking and Internet Architecture

We unveil the existence of a vulnerability in Wi-Fi, which allows an adversary to remotely launch a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack that propagates both in time and space. This vulnerability stems from a coupling effect induced by hidden nodes. Cascading DoS attacks can ... View more
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