Yahoo! Accused of Hosting Thousands of Phishing Sites

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Anti-Spam group targets Yahoo Domains and Web Hosting
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Spamhaus have accused Yahoo! of hosting thousands of illegal phishing sites according to this report at

Yahoo! is hosting thousands of fraudulent websites that have domain names containing the words "bank", "PayPal" or "eBay", according to a leading anti-spam group Spamhaus.

Spamhaus claims Yahoo! is hosting almost 5,000 domain names using these words, many of which are linked to phishing scams.

Funny, Yahoo! continue to find themselves in hot water over user actions - we've seen umpteen cases of dodgy content on Yahoo! groups and other user generated content streams, and now, credible accusations of what amounts to aiding the mass fleecing of the unsuspecting public.

Perhaps it's time Yahoo! spent a little more money on policing and managing their users, and a little less on chasing Google in the "what bloody daft product can we release this week" game?