You are being watched. Governments around the world have secret systems that spy on their citizens every hour of every day. These systems were designed to protect people from threats of international and domestic terrorism, but since they are run by humans, they tend to be used inappropriately too, like this National Security Agency employee who spied on 9 women until he was finally caught.
Sometimes, a website goes down because a web hosting service is failing. It could be that a cheap account is overloaded with sites and slows to a crawl.
A handful of studies on the lifespan of hard drives might give you some clearer indication, but they still aren’t very helpful. Many of the hard drives tested do not fail at all. These drives are also kept in controlled environments and don’t undergo the same conditions as, say, your laptop drive.
Windows has hundreds of built-in tools and functions that make everyday tasks easier. However, most of these tools are hard to find and use effectively. In fact it is quite common for users to opt for third-party apps when in fact there are plenty of good apps that are hiding inside their Windows OS.
After a company has been hacked and the hack has been discovered to be a harmful one, top executives and IT leaders normally huddle in a room to assess the loss. It’s usually not a pretty scene.