When it comes to getting information instantaneously, the world has become spoiled. So when Gmail and YouTube both went down last Monday for 47 minutes, the outages were felt by many. On the very next day, Gmail went down again. With Russia believed to be responsible by everyone (except the president) for a series of hacks on U.S. governmental agencies, Microsoft and other tech giants, there is fear about the lack of online security in the states. did say that there is no sign that its online services were impacted by the hacks believed to be perpetuated by the Russians.