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Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 7165952, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7165952
Review Article

A Comprehensive Taxonomy and Analysis of IEEE 802.15.4 Attacks

Department of Networks Engineering, German University in Cairo, Cairo 11835, Egypt

Received 30 October 2015; Revised 10 June 2016; Accepted 27 June 2016

Academic Editor: Vinod Sharma

Copyright © 2016 Yasmin M. Amin and Amr T. Abdel-Hamid. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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