Do Phishers == Hackers?

Today, I spotted a spam campaign that directed unsuspecting users to a phishing site, which is perhaps not that unusual…


Upon following the link, I was taken to… :


However, the root domain looked like it might be legitimate, so I then pointed my browser there. I was quite surprised by what I found…


So could it be that these hackers are also responsible for a spate of phishing attacks, hosted on unsuspecting websites who don’t even realise that they have been hacked?