An example of such a network is Gnutella
which has no central server but clusters its nodes around so-called "supernodes".
Napster was quickly followed by other platforms such as Gnutella
, Grokster, Kazaa, and BitTorrent, as well as "pirate" resources such as The Pirate Bay and the dark web.
In this research work, we used a well know ad hoc routing protocol Ad hoc On Demand Distance Vector (AODV) under a peer-to-peer network protocol Gnutella
He answered his own question by developing a new p2p network called Gnutella
While Peer-to-peer (P2P) networks such as Gnutella
, eDonkey and eMule remain popular more sophisticated offenders have moved to the deep web however, taking advantage of the anonymity provided by the likes of Tor, which made the news recently when one of its largest and most infamous websites, (https://www.
The simulation results show that our approach outperforms random overlay approach adopted by Gnutella
 in term of routing overhead, average file-discovery delay, false-negative ratio and average path-stretch value.
Owner Replication is a method used by Gnutella
, where replica files are only placed at the requester's node when a search hit occurs.
The company has also added a Custom Analysis Widget to its portal-like dashboard, enhancing flexibility and has expanded its application detection capabilities by adding new detectors for Oracle, Firefox, Gnutella
is ranked third, with a market-share in the single digits.
For developing the algorithm, the researchers examined a large amount of data from collected from Gnutella
, the most popular peer-to-peer file-sharing network in America.
Presidential election season by utilising the Gnutella
file sharing network and seeding it with malware disguised as material relevant to the campaigns.
They'll be joined by upstart file-sharing outfits such as BitTorrent, Gnutella
, LimeWire and Kazaa.