Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2014
Volume: 9
Issue: 8
Page No. 503 - 510

A Novel Visual Image Confirmation (VIC) Protocol Using Visual Cryptography for Securing Ubiquitous Bluetooth Mobile Communications

Authors : A. John Blesswin and P. Visalakshi

Abstract: In the last few years with the increasing popularity of the Bluetooth Technology (BT) also the interest in robbing the personal information has arisen. Bluetooth is a connection oriented service. To communicate with one another, one of them needs to initiate the connection. In July 2007, Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) introduces a new method called Simple Secure Pairing (SSP). It uses Visual Number Confirmation (VNC) to meet the highest security requirements. If a malicious intruder error occurs while performing Visual Number Confirmation (VNC) verification then security could be violated. This study introduces a novel Visual Image Confirmation (VIC) protocol uses Visual Cryptography (VC) to address this problem. The proposed VIC protocol not only secures the data transmission but also increases operational efficiency.

How to cite this article:

A. John Blesswin and P. Visalakshi, 2014. A Novel Visual Image Confirmation (VIC) Protocol Using Visual Cryptography for Securing Ubiquitous Bluetooth Mobile Communications. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 9: 503-510.

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