More than 225 US mayors have signed a resolution to oppose the payment to ransomware attackers.

The resolution was passed at the US Conference of Mayors Annual meeting which took place in June and July this year.

Ransomware attacks are burgeoning across the cities and counties in the US. According to The U.S. Conference of Mayors, at least 22 such attacks have been noticed in the first half of 2019. This includes the counties of Fisher, Texas, Genesee and Michigan and the cities like Baltimore and Albany.