When you’re a PC, everything is out to get you. You need to learn how to shut the door on malicious software, and clean it out if it does take hold.
We already know that you don’t browse movie streaming sites, frequent dating services populated by young ladies from the former Soviet Union who occasionally use stock photos as profile pictures, or merrily execute every .exe attachment you discover in your email spam folder—but even though you’re a paragon of online virtue, there are still things you can do to protect your PC.
As a responsible Windows 10 user, you’re probably already doing them. You chose “Express Settings” at install or flicked the button marked “Help protect your PC,” and allowed Windows to download and install updates.