Modeling and Simulation of DoS Attack Response in WSN based IoT
Won Jin Chung1, Tae Ho Cho2
1Won Jin Chung, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Republic of Korea.
2Tae Ho Cho*, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Republic of Korea.

Manuscript received on November 19, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 29 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 November, 2019. | PP: 9525-9532 | Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: D9905118419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D9905.118419

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Abstract: Autonomous vehicles are cars that drive autonomously and safely to their destination. Autonomous vehicles offer driver convenience but can also be used as an attack tool to cause accidents. The attacker can infiltrate the controller area network exchanging information of the electronic control unit of the autonomous vehicles and take control of the vehicle’s movement. As a result, the attacked autonomous vehicles may drive abnormally and cause an accident. In addition, an attacker can try various attacks such as a denial of service attack that sends many unnecessary packets to autonomous vehicles and paralyzes the network, and a replay attack that continuously sends old information that does not match the current road conditions. These attacks can cause vehicles accidents without infiltrative the controller area network controllers of autonomous vehicles. This paper proposes a countermeasure to denial of service attacks on autonomous vehicles, which uses the autonomous vehicles speed information sensed by sensor nodes of wireless sensor networks. In the event of an accident, for example, the autonomous vehicles detect a denial of service attack by comparing the information calculated at the base station with the Autonomous vehicles’ own information. The autonomous vehicles maintain speed based on the information received from the base station. Then the base station communicates with the infrastructure based on the road condition information received from the wireless sensor networks sensor nodes. This allows the infrastructure to control the roads and prevent further accidents. This paper shows that the WSN-based IoT can be modeled and simulated based on discrete event systems to cope with denial of service attacks on autonomous vehicles, enabling them to operate normally and safely.
Keywords: Internet of Things, Autonomous Vehicles, Wireless Sensor Networks, Discrete Event Systems Specification Formalism, Network Security.
Scope of the Article: Internet of Things.