Why are ransomware attacks successful?
Ransomware attacks are successful due to common organizational vulnerabilities that are detected and exploited by cyber criminals. Additionally, most encryption methods used in a ransomware attack are unbreakable. Sometimes it may also be more expensive to restore backups than to pay a ransom.
Ransomware victims must be empowered to speak up to stop the success of ransomware attacks. There is an unfortunate stigma attached to being a ransomware victim which often prevents victims from reporting an attack. To increase the likelihood of successful identification, investigation and prosecution of ransomware attackers by law enforcement, you should always report a ransomware attack to authorities.