Any device, whether a computer, phone, or tablet, that connects to the internet can be affected by viruses. Without up to date antivirus software your PC will become infected, virus removal is complicated and time consuming!
Windows Defender, the free antivirus software built into Windows, is now as effective as anything you can purchase. Hackers are more likely to take advantage of poor passwords and a lack of two-factor authentication. You can read more about password security here.
While it isn’t true that Apple devices can’t get viruses; they have had antivirus protection built into their operating systems from the early days.
If you still have concerns about your online security we are always happy to have a chat.