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After private browsing I have been inundated with spam

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I visited some questionable websites in private browsing mode. Since then I have been receiving a large number of spam email. It seems private browsing is not private.

I visited some questionable websites in private browsing mode. Since then I have been receiving a large number of spam email. It seems private browsing is not private.

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Did you enter your email address in any websites?

Private browsing mode is only meant to keep your browsing private from other people on your computer. It doesn't save a history of where you went. That's it.

I'd suggest downloading www.malwarebytes.com and scanning your computer to ensure you have no viruses.