Journal article Open Access
In the current world people are using the sensing networks called IoT and WSN as the subset of IoT in various applications. The employment of these sensor networks is rapidly increasing. Due to the longer usage of these sensor networks security issues are eventually happening and has the possibility of developing the attacks in the network. In this review, focuses on wormhole attacks in wireless sensor network (WSN) and Internet of Things (IoT) creating a tunnels i.e., wormhole link in between source and the destination node in the network. The classification of wormhole attack in both WSN and IoT are presented based on the mode of attacker. The detection mechanisms of wormhole attack are specified in both WSN and IoT. It hypothesizes the detection strength is more in IoT than the WSN based on the analysis, the parameters of the detection algorithm that the WSN is about 20% while in IoT is 70%.