Cybercriminals Do Not Necessarily Leave Your Network After a Ransomware Attack

It’s a common misconception that ransomware attackers quickly deploy and then retreat, so they remain anonymous. If you ask most victims of a ransomware attack, this is likely their assumption. On the contrary, ransomware attacks can range from only one day to up to multiple years—that is to say, attackers indeed do not flee the scene after their initial attack.