In many cases, victims they prefer to pay ransom because they find it the fastest and most economical way to recover their files.
In addition, ransomware is a favorite way of attacking them hackers why are relatively easy attacks.
One researcher said: "It's still a field where there is little chance of being arrested - and it's still a profitable business."
Of course, hackers have been arrested for carrying out ransomware attacks, but this is the exception and not the rule.
In most cases, ransomware gangs do not have to worry about their arrest and their imprisonment, especially if they are attacking organizations and businesses around the world.
Authorities around the world find it difficult to detect and apprehend the hackers behind the ransomware attacks.
The researchers security experts believe that ransomware will continue to be a major scourge for businesses at 2020.
In fact, the victims themselves can help reduce this threat. Paying ransom is one of the most important factors in enhancing hackers. The attackers know that they have a high chance of earning big money. Therefore, they continue to carry out attacks. Organizations and businesses should invest in systems protection from viruses and maintain copies security for all their important data, so they don't are at risk from ransomware attacks.
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