Research Papers

Research Papers on Computer Networking and Security

WLAN Vulnerabilities on generic authentication

Abstract

In this paper the authentication mechanism in a wlan communication is analyzed. The different types of scanning which wlan clients use to detect wireless access points like active and passive scanning and the different states in a wlan communication is documented. Generic authentication methods, open and shared key on a WLAN environment is researched and explained with diagrams. The vulnerabilities which exist on these authentication methods is researched and analyzed.

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Security attacks on TCP based applications and mitigation.

Abstract The project understands the fundamentals of TCP communication. The different types of attacks which exploits the generic design of TCP is understood. Real world case studies are understood in detail. The anatomy of the attacks and the methods by which the attacks are prevented on operating systems and using third party components are documented.

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