Outlawing payments will result in the abandonment of ransomware attacks. By stopping the flow of money, we can demotivate cybercriminals who will shift to other activities that are more profitable than ransomware. We don’t need to stop all types of ransomware attacks for every potential victim. It is better to dissuade attackers from committing attacks in the first place.
In today’s video, I discuss the logic of how criminalizing ransomware payments will affect attackers to abandon these attacks. I break down how it works and what to expect.
More details on how criminalizing ransomware payments creates a chain-reaction that ends ransomware: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AlMdkaL6II
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