They can jump 13 inches high and run along wires, cables, and ropes.
Strict authentication protocols assist in preventing hackers from disrupting or stopping the monitoring processes, as well.
However, since rats are also excellent climbers, they can nest inside homes and structures.
They are famously good breeders; a female brown rat can breed from around 3 months old, and has an average of five litters a year, each of up to 12 young.
Snort comes with three monitoring modes: a packet sniffer mode, mentioned above, to monitor data packets moving across the network in real time; a packet logger mode to make a file record of packet traffic; and an intrusion detection mode which includes analysis functions.
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