Me and another guy got kicked out of chemistry in college we were just mixing all sorts of stuff together and fumigated the entire building. We had to see the dean for that stunt
My least favorite class was English...I was apparently good at it...writing essays, papers and the like....but I really disliked that class.
You said how, it is unsophisticated and unrestricted. Running windows especially increases your chances. You just need to go on the internet being unsecured. A way around ransomware is reinstall. It is easier with linux by the way. Be sure to keep backups.