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Clicked a spam link, don't know what's it gonna do

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I clicked a link in my e-mails without thinking and it was a http website, I had the 'https only' mode in Firefox, it said the site isn't https so the website didn't load. Can they get my passwords or anything?

I clicked a link in my e-mails without thinking and it was a http website, I had the 'https only' mode in Firefox, it said the site isn't https so the website didn't load. Can they get my passwords or anything?

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That would take a program they loaded on your system.

Just to be sure; You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed free to use malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.