PHY Based Jamming Attacks against OFDM Systems: A Measurement Study

Alakoca H., Karabulut Kurt G. Z., Ayyildiz C.

25th Telecommunication Forum (TELFOR), Belgrade, Serbia And Montenegro, 21 - 22 November 2017, pp.234-237 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Belgrade
  • Country: Serbia And Montenegro
  • Page Numbers: pp.234-237
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


We consider a novel jamming attack that jointly targets the cyclic prefix (CP) and pilot symbols. The deteriorating performance of this attack is compared with the known techniques, including barrage jamming, CP based jamming, pilot jamming and pilot nulling attacks through a software define radio (SDR) based implementation. The communication performance between transmitter and receiver under distinct attacks is monitored through error vector magnitude (EVM), bit error rate (BER) and modulation error ratio (MER) measurements.