Now a majority of organizations, 58%, pay the ransom money, which averages $112,000 according to a recent Forbes article.
Criminals are constantly probing your web browser for weaknesses. Hardly a day goes by that you don't look at something on the internet, so you are repeatedly exposed to threats.
The best way to protect your backups against ransomware is to isolate them from your computers and network. To "airgap" a backup, you eliminate any direct, electronic path to your backup media.