DestinyScope.com is a platform that hosts horoscope readings on a daily basis. DestinyScope is considered adware because of the advertisements that it generates. These advertisements can redirect you to websites related to the adware. A browser extension connected to the service can be added to your browser programs. To remove all ads from your browsers, you should read the article in full.
|Short Description||The site hosts advertisements which could display on other similar services and platforms.|
|Symptoms||You will see adverts inside your browsers – pop-ups, transitional among other ads.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundle Packages|
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DestinyScope.com – How Does It Spread?
DestinyScope.com usually spreads with third-party installations. Such installations put the adware onto your computer, through bundled packages and freeware installation setups, without your knowledge of that. These setups could be set by default to place more components than the base ones. To prevent unneeded components from installing can be managed if you find Custom or Advanced settings. There, you should be able to deselect components from the current install session.
As you see in the above image, DestinyScope.com is also spread through a browser extension, hosted on the Google Chrome Web Store. It may find itself on your PC if you visit websites which are dubious and have a bad reputation. If you have clicked on any advertisements, like banners or pop-ups there is a chance that you got the adware in this way. Browsers which could be affected are: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer and Safari.
DestinyScope.com – Detailed Information
DestinyScope.com is a platform with a site offering horoscope readings, seeing your future via tarot cards and other such shenanigans. Probably, that is just a disguise as the website’s main activity is to produce advertising content. That is why it is considered adware and the adverts can be seen on various websites around the Web. DestinyScope.com advertises style and fashion news, engaging puzzles and other things inside their ads, too.
On the below image, you can see the main page:
In case you have any software, closely connected to DestinyScope.com, inside your browser applications or computer system, you will surely see more advertisements when browsing. DestinyScope can redirect you to many other websites, so if you find yourself on one, be careful with your interactions with it.
Adverts could contain the following texts in them:
- Ads by DestinyScope.com
- Advertisement by DestinyScope.com
- Ad by DestinyScope.com
- Advert from DestinyScope.com
- Powered by DestinyScope.com
- Brought to you by DestinyScope.com
DestinyScope might spread a lot of redirects among all of the advertisements. The main goal for those redirects is generating web traffic which is turned into revenue for the website owners by using a pay-per-click scheme. Redirects also lead to a sub-domain page with a horoscope:
All advertising content which is closely related to the adware can be of many types. Any advertisements which are related to DestinyScope.com are displayed online as pop-ups, pop-unders, text links, banners, interstitial, shopping or transitional adverts. Some of the adverts, like banners and pop-ups, might be showing targeted content based on your browsing habits.
According to the policy, this information is collected:
- Browser – type and version
- Your Name
- Geographic location
- Your Email address
- Search queries, pages viewed and ones you visit on the site
- Operating system (OS) – type and version
- Date and time stamp
- Your IP addresses
- Internet service provider (ISP)
- Installed programs and running processes/services
- Content of web pages you visit, URLs and HTML
Remove DestinyScope.com Completely
To remove DestinyScope.com manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instruction guide provided below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of all adverts or redirects completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software can help keep your computer secure in the future.