Low-Cost Real-Time Implementation of Malicious Packet Dropping Detection in Agricultural IoT Platform

  • J. Sebastian Terence
  • Geethanjali PurushothamanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 127)


internet of things (iot) enables to connect various devices to internet. it also gives access to various devices from remote place at anytime. iot applied in various areas such as smart city, health care, agriculture, waste management and food supply. a major drawback of iot is lack of protection against security issues. one of the security problems in wireless network is packet dropping attacks. in packet dropping attacks, malicious node drops data packet intensively to disturb the network traffic. we studied different agricultural iot systems and found that most the systems are defenseless against malicious packet dropping attack. in this paper, we proposed novel technique to detect malicious packet dropping attack in iot platform. the proposed technique is implemented in real-time agriculture application with low-cost iot devices. the result shows that the proposed technique is able to detect malicious packet dropping effectively with less false positive and false negative. also it helps to increase the packet delivery rate and throughput of the network.


Internet of Things Smart agriculture Packet dropping attacks Malicious node detection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Sebastian Terence
    • 1
  • Geethanjali Purushothaman
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of CSEKarunya Institute of Technology and SciencesCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.School of Electrical Engineering, VITVelloreIndia

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