The email that came this morning with a subject of "Helpdesk" is a phishing attempt. You can read more about phishing emails and how to detect them at:
When the Mason ITS people get reports of phishing attempts that got past our filters, they post a warning on the IT Services site at:
As always, please contact me if you have any questions. And please contact our support staff at [log in to unmask] if you are concerned that your
machine may have been compromised.
Jonathan Goldman Volgenau School of Engineering
Director of Computing Resources George Mason University
(703) 993-3506 4400 University Dr. MSN 4A3
fax (703) 993-3977 Fairfax, VA 22030-4444