Lizard Squad

by Herp News on January 29, 2015

The ill-fated national airline could not have been more unfortunate over the past one year. Following the two shocking air crashes, MAS' website was intruded by hackers merely three days ago.

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Lizard Squad may have claimed to have taken down Facebook and its photo sharing property Instagram, but a source with knowledge of the matter tells Forbes it was almost certainly an internal error.

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Monarch butterfly population rises a little, but still perilously low

January 28, 2015

The world’s migrating monarch butterfly population has bounced back slightly from its record low last year, but the new numbers are still the second smallest on record. According to WWF-Mexico and the Mexican government, butterflies covered 2.79 acres (1.13 hectares) in nine colonies this year in the Mexican forests where the insects overwinter. Go to [...]

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Monarch butterfly population rises a little, but still perilously low

January 28, 2015

The world’s migrating monarch butterfly population has bounced back slightly from its record low last year, but the new numbers are still the second smallest on record. According to WWF-Mexico and the Mexican government, butterflies covered 2.79 acres (1.13 hectares) in nine colonies this year in the Mexican forests where the insects overwinter. Go to [...]

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Suspects acquitted in shocking murder of sea turtle conservationist

January 27, 2015

Yesterday, the seven men accused of brutally murdering Jairo Mora Sandoval on a beach in Costa Rica two years ago were acquitted of the crime. Sandoval’s murder shocked the Central American country—long known for the progressive protection of its lush rainforests and sweeping beaches—but the judge who acquitted the accused cited reasonable doubt and a [...]

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The world’s oldest known snake fossils: Rolling back the clock by nearly 70 million years

January 27, 2015

Fossilized remains of four ancient snakes have been dated between 140 and 167 million years old — nearly 70 million years older than the previous record of ancient snake fossils — and are changing the way we think about the origins of snakes. Go to Source

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Columba the rescued turtle has died

January 27, 2015

A loggerhead turtle that washed up on a County Donegal beach and was receiving treatment for hypothermia at an aquarium in Portaferry, County Down, has died. Go to Source

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Tourist turtle washes up in Donegal

January 27, 2015

A loggerhead turtle that washed up on a County Donegal beach is being treated for hypothermia at Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry, County Down. Go to Source

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Myanmar’s bird species count jumps to 1114

January 26, 2015

Myanmar is home to at least 1,114 bird species after researchers identified 20 previously undocumented species during recent surveys. Go to Source

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What Is The Lizard Squad? Malaysia Airlines Website Hacked By Xbox Hack Group

January 26, 2015

The official website of Malaysia Airlines was hacked Monday by a group claiming to be from the “Lizard Squad,” which has previously taken credit for past denial-of-service attacks, including the takedown of the Xbox Live and Sony Playstation Network last month. Go to Source

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