Almost anything that is accessible through the web, can be accessed by anyone, as long as that person has the privilege that usually comes in the form of login credentials.
With people becoming more dependent to the internet, providers are doing whatever they can to meet those high demand.
There are terms in search engine optimization that are used interchangeably. There is nothing wrong with that, and for most people, things wouldn't hurt.
In the past, Hollywood can spend millions of dollars on computers, talents and special effects to make up a realistic scene.
With those at their disposal, whatever is on screen, should never be taken for granted. But those days are gone.
The first thing most people would think when hearing the term "search engine", the word "Google" is often the only platform that comes in mind.
If anything wants to survive when exposed to an ever-changing environment, it needs to adapt to the change, by changing.
The same goes to websites. When they are online on the web, they are exposed to trends and demands that keep on changing.
When China first experienced the 'COVID-19' coronavirus in the late 2019, many people around the world hoped that it won't be on the news for long.
They were very wrong.
No website, or web app, or even a company that has parts of it on the internet, can guarantee that they won't fall as victims of ransomware or malware attack.