Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Wireless Communication and Sensor Networks (WCSN 2016)

A Hybrid Covert Channel Over LTE-A System

Authors
Zu-Kui Wang, Liu-Sheng Huang, Wei Yang, Zhi-Qiang He
Corresponding Author
Zu-Kui Wang
Available Online December 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icwcsn-16.2017.80How to use a DOI?
Keywords
LTE-A; covert channel; hidden information; capacity; transmission time interval
Abstract
In this paper, we have analyzed the sub-protocol stack of Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A) System, and proposed a hybrid covert channel, called HyLTEsteg, designed for LTE-A System. The HyLTEsteg uses covert timing channels (CTC), which is fitted the legitimate data stream of network, as a trigger for covert storage channels (CSC). And the CSC utilizes the sequence number (SN) fields of Radio Link Control (RLC) layer and Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) layer to transmit hidden information. The performance of the HyLTEsteg's anti-detection and hidden information transmission are evaluated and analyzed.
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Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
December 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-302-9
ISSN
2352-538X
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icwcsn-16.2017.80How to use a DOI?
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