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Am I at any risk? If so how can I make my computer secure?

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    Am I at any risk? If so how can I make my computer secure?


    I ran a MBSA test and my results were:

    Security assessment: Potential Risk
    Computer name: _________
    IP address: ________
    Security report name: WORKGROUP - JOSH (12-12-2013 11-03 AM)
    Scan date: 12/12/2013 11:03 AM
    Scanned with MBSA version: 2.3.2208.0
    Catalog synchronization date:
    Security update catalog: Microsoft Update




    Security Updates Scan Results

    Issue: Developer Tools, Runtimes, and Redistributables Security Updates
    Score: Check passed
    Result: No security updates are missing.


    Current Update Compliance

    | MS11-025 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (KB2538242) | Important |
    | MS11-025 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (KB2565063) | Important |
    | MS11-025 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (KB2538243) | Important |


    Issue: SQL Server Security Updates
    Score: Check passed
    Result: No security updates are missing.


    Current Update Compliance

    | MS06-061 | Installed | MSXML 6.0 RTM Security Update (925673) | Critical |


    Issue: Silverlight Security Updates
    Score: Check passed
    Result: No security updates are missing.


    Current Update Compliance

    | MS13-087 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB2890788) | Important |


    Issue: Windows Security Updates
    Score: Check passed
    Result: No security updates are missing.


    Current Update Compliance

    | 2904266 | Installed | Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2904266) | |
    | MS13-004 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2756923) | Important |
    | MS13-002 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2757638) | Critical |
    | MS13-052 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2833959) | Critical |
    | MS13-101 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2887069) | Important |
    | MS13-101 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2893984) | Important |
    | MS13-052 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2844289) | Important |
    | MS13-039 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2829254) | Important |
    | MS12-082 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2770660) | Important |
    | MS13-081 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2863725) | Important |
    | 2862966 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2862966) | |
    | MS13-099 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2892074) | Critical |
    | MS13-082 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2861194) | Critical |
    | MS13-007 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2736693) | Important |
    | MS13-057 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2803821) | Critical |
    | MS13-050 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2839894) | Important |
    | MS13-027 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2807986) | Important |
    | MS13-081 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2862330) | Important |
    | 2871690 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2871690) | |
    | MS13-054 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2835361) | Critical |
    | MS13-081 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2847311) | Critical |
    | MS12-074 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2737084) | Important |
    | MS13-056 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2845187) | Critical |
    | MS13-015 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2789650) | Important |
    | 2868725 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2868725) | |
    | MS13-090 | Installed | Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2900986) | Critical |
    | MS13-082 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2863243) | Important |
    | MS13-052 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2833958) | Critical |
    | 2813430 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2813430) | |
    | 890830 | Installed | Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool for Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 x64 Edition - December 2013 (KB890830) | |
    | MS13-004 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2742616) | Important |
    | MS13-062 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2849470) | Important |
    | MS13-095 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2868626) | Important |
    | MS13-004 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64 (KB2742614) | Important |
    | MS13-081 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2868038) | Important |
    | MS13-081 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2862335) | Important |
    | MS13-081 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2864202) | Important |
    | MS13-052 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2832418) | Critical |
    | MS13-052 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2840633) | Important |
    | MS13-089 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2876331) | Critical |
    | MS13-046 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2830290) | Important |
    | MS13-082 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2861702) | Important |
    | MS13-054 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2835364) | Critical |
    | MS13-083 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2864058) | Critical |
    | MS13-098 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2893294) | Critical |
    | MS13-006 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2785220) | Important |
    | MS13-093 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2875783) | Important |
    | 2907997 | Installed | Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 for X64-based Systems (KB2907997) | |
    | 2862152 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2862152) | |
    | 2856373 | Installed | Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2856373) | |
    | MS13-097 | Installed | Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2898785) | Critical |
    | MS13-081 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2884256) | Important |
    | MS12-072 | Installed | Security Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2727528) | Critical |
    | MS13-052 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2840632) | Important |
    | MS13-082 | Installed | Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems (KB2861704) | Important |




    Operating System Scan Results

    Administrative Vulnerabilities

    Issue: Local Account Password Test
    Score: Check failed (non-critical)
    Result: Some user accounts (3 of 3) have blank or simple passwords, or could not be analyzed.
    Detail:
    | User | Weak Password | Locked Out | Disabled |
    | Administrator | Weak | - | Disabled |
    | Guest | Weak | - | Disabled |
    | Joshua | Error 8646 | - | - |


    Issue: File System
    Score: Check passed
    Result: All hard drives (2) are using the NTFS file system.
    Detail:
    | Drive Letter | File System |
    | C: | NTFS |
    | D: | NTFS |


    Issue: Password Expiration
    Score: Check failed (non-critical)
    Result: All user accounts (3) have non-expiring passwords.
    Detail:
    | User |
    | Administrator |
    | Guest |
    | Joshua |


    Issue: Guest Account
    Score: Check passed
    Result: The Guest account is disabled on this computer.


    Issue: Autologon
    Score: Check passed
    Result: Autologon is not configured on this computer.


    Issue: Restrict Anonymous
    Score: Check passed
    Result: Computer is properly restricting anonymous access.


    Issue: Administrators
    Score: Check passed
    Result: No more than 2 Administrators were found on this computer.
    Detail:
    | User |
    | Administrator |
    | Joshua |


    Issue: Windows Firewall
    Score: Best practice
    Result: Windows Firewall is enabled and has exceptions configured. Windows Firewall is enabled on all network connections.
    Detail:
    | Connection Name | Firewall | Exceptions |
    | All Connections | On | Programs, Services |
    | Ethernet | On | Programs*, Services* |
    | Local Area Connection | On | Programs*, Services* |
    | Wi-Fi | On | Programs*, Services* |


    Issue: Automatic Updates
    Score: Check failed (non-critical)
    Result: Updates are automatically downloaded, but not automatically installed on this computer.


    Issue: Incomplete Updates
    Score: Check failed (non-critical)
    Result: A previous software update installation was not completed. You must restart your computer to finish the installation. If the incomplete installation was a security update, then the computer may be at risk until the computer is restarted.


    Additional System Information

    Issue: Windows Version
    Score: Best practice
    Result: Computer is running Microsoft Windows 8.


    Issue: Auditing
    Score: Best practice
    Result: Neither Logon Success nor Logon Failure auditing are enabled. Enable auditing and turn on auditing for specific events such as logon and logoff. Be sure to monitor your event log to watch for unauthorized access.


    Issue: Shares
    Score: Best practice
    Result: 5 share(s) are present on your computer.
    Detail:
    | Share | Directory | Share ACL | Directory ACL |
    | ADMIN$ | C:\Windows | Admin Share | NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller - F, NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM - RWXD, BUILTIN\Administrators - RWXD, BUILTIN\Users - RX, APPLICATION PACKAGE AUTHORITY\ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES - RX |
    | C$ | C:\ | Admin Share | BUILTIN\Administrators - F, NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM - F, BUILTIN\Users - RX, NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users - D |
    | D$ | D:\ | Admin Share | BUILTIN\Administrators - F, NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM - F, NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users - RWXD, BUILTIN\Users - RX |
    | My Apps | C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks\UserData\Library\My Apps | Administrators - F, Everyone - F | Everyone - F, NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM - F, BUILTIN\Administrators - F |
    | Users | C:\Users | Administrators - F, Everyone - F | NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM - F, BUILTIN\Administrators - F, BUILTIN\Users - RX, Everyone - RX |


    Issue: Services
    Score: Best practice
    Result: No potentially unnecessary services were found.




    Internet Information Services (IIS) Scan Results
    IIS is not running on this computer.


    SQL Server Scan Results
    SQL Server and/or MSDE is not installed on this computer.


    Desktop Application Scan Results

    Administrative Vulnerabilities

    Issue: IE Zones
    Score: Check passed
    Result: Internet Explorer zones have secure settings for all users.


    Issue: Macro Security
    Score: Check not performed
    Result: No supported Microsoft Office products are installed.

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    I believe your non-expiring, weak passwords and not automatically installing updates are the reason for the status. tighten up your user/password policy and you should be OK...
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    Quote Originally Posted by azasadny View Post
    I believe your non-expiring, weak passwords and not automatically installing updates are the reason for the status. tighten up your user/password policy and you should be OK...
    My password is the same as my email account which is 16 digits, including lowercase and uppercase, and some symbols and right I should change it to automatic updates.
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    I would change to auto update your PC.
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    Only thing I don't like about automatic updates, is it slowing me down when gaming or it installing useless updates, (ex. bing toolbar)
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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