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Check to see if Spyware process is running: Next you will want to check to see if a process called "PremierOpinion" is running, to do this: * Open Activity Monitor which Don't install dubious screensavers from 7art. So what's the best thing to do? TheLoop describes the spyware behavior as follows: Dubbed “OSX/OpinionSpy,” the spyware does a number of things on the users system including recording user activity and sending information to remote servers. http://cpresourcesllc.com/how-to/stop-spyware.php

The spyware runs as the root user, giving it full system permissions, and opens port 8254 on infected computers. Remember this is pretty rare and only pertains to the list of screensavers/apps above, so the chance of your Mac being infected is slim at best.