Vehicular Ad Hoc Network (VANET) is a new paradigm of
wireless network. Reliable and efficient unicast and multicast routing protocols are critical for VANETs. As a possible solution,
opportunistic routing (OR) has received much attention recently. This paper
focuses on the aspect of soft security by building trust
opportunistic forwarding model in VANET. It incorporates the trust
mechanism into OR to enhance the security of routing in resisting malicious
attacks. In this paper, we proposed a trusted minimum cost opportunistic unicast
routing protocol (TMCOR) and a multicast routing protocol (TMCOM). The simulation results show TMCOR and TMCOM have
good throughput, average delay and security gains compared with existing
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