What is Malware/Ransomware?
Malware/Ransomware is a legitimate code (within context of the CPU instructions) doing illegitimate things.
So Code is legit because CPU understands and executes the code/instructions in this executable file that we call malware/ransomware. However what this code/instructions do is bad stuff for us…
What is Malware/Ransomware Problem?
You executing/running this malware/ransomware!
If you never allowed this from reaching the CPU eg: executing, then there would be no problem!
So the question is:
Answer: Because you have chosen a wrong CyberSecurity Posture!