Any computer hooked up to the internet (and even some that are “air gapped“) is at risk of being compromised.
That is why we insist that computers leaving the shop have an antivirus and are fully updated.
Usually the update process is pretty painless but there is risk of breaking your computers configuration with every update.
That being said, even with updates and antivirus, there is no such thing as a completely secure system. We recommend safe browsing practices <example, example>
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