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PrECast: An Efficient Crypto-Free Solution for Broadcast-Based Attacks in IPv4 Networks

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
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Electronics 2018, 7(5), 65; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics7050065
Received: 31 March 2018 / Revised: 4 May 2018 / Accepted: 4 May 2018 / Published: 8 May 2018
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Abstract

Broadcasting is one of the essential features in the Internet Protocol Ver 4 (IPv4). Attackers often exploit this feature of the IP protocol to launch several attacks against a network or an individual host. Attackers may either be a part of a Local Area Network (LAN) or outside a LAN to launch these attacks. There are numerous papers available in the literature to solve problems resulting from IP broadcasting. However, all these solutions target a specific problem that results from IP broadcasting. Furthermore, these solutions use either a computationally-intensive cryptographic scheme, the a priori relation between the host and the network or a modified protocol stack at every host. In this paper, we provide a seamless and transparent solution to eliminate IP broadcasting and thus eliminate all problems related to IP broadcasting. Our proposed solution is crypto-free and does not need any modification to the protocol stack. View Full-Text
Keywords: IPv4; ARP-poison; IP-broadcasting; DDoS; DHCP-hijacking IPv4; ARP-poison; IP-broadcasting; DDoS; DHCP-hijacking
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Hanna, D.; Veeraraghavan, P.; Pardede, E. PrECast: An Efficient Crypto-Free Solution for Broadcast-Based Attacks in IPv4 Networks. Electronics 2018, 7, 65.

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