In the 2016 Executive Application & Network Security Survey, among those who have not experienced a ransom situation, the majority say they would not pay a ransom. But among the few who have experienced a ransom attack, more than half in the U.S. did not pay. One respondent indicated that paying did not guarantee that the attacker would do their part.
So how do you know if a perpetrator actually has control of your network and is holding it hostage. Radware explains some tell-tale signs to watch out for.