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Title: Detecting misbehaviour in WiFi using multi-layer metric data fusion
Authors: Kyriakopoulos, Konstantinos G.
Aparicio-Navarro, Francisco J.
Parish, David J.
Keywords: Cross-layer measurements
Dempster-Shafer
Rogue AP
Wi-Fi
Data fusion
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: KYRIAKOPOULOS, K.G., APARICIO-NAVARRO, F.J. and PARISH, D.J., 2013. Detecting misbehaviour in WiFi using multi-layer metric data fusion. IN: Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Measurements and Networking, Naples, Italy, 7-8 October 2013, pp. 155 - 160.
Abstract: One of the main problems in open wireless networks is the inability of authenticating the identity of a wireless client or Access Point (AP). This issue is a concern because, a malicious entity could masquerade as the legal AP and entice a wireless client to establish a connection with a Rogue AP. Previous work by the authors has developed the algorithms used in this work but, in contrast to prior work, there was no analysis or experimentation with Rogue AP attacks. Our purpose in this work is to detect injection type of Rogue AP activity by identifying whether a frame is genuinely transmitted by the legal AP or not. To this end, an identity profile for the legal AP is built by fusing multi-layer metrics, using the Dempster-Shafer algorithm. The results show high detection results with low false alarms for detecting Rogue AP attacks without requiring configuration from an administrator. © 2013 IEEE.
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Sponsor: This work has been funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) [grant number EP/H005005/1 ].
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1109/IWMN.2013.6663795
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14153
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IWMN.2013.6663795
ISBN: 978-1-4673-2873-9
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