[Scam Alert] theskyquaddrone[.]com

[Scam Alert] theskyquaddrone[.]com

Have you recently come across the website theskyquaddrone[.]com? The site has been really popular online recently, with many people wondering if the massive discounts are legitimate. Well, if you were looking to purchase a SkyQuad Drone, we’ve got some bad news for you — the site is 100% a scam!

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theskyquaddrone[.]com — too good to be true!

theskyquaddrone[.]com — a confirmed scam!

When checked with ScamAdviser, theskyquaddrone[.]com achieves a poor Trustscore of 55 out of 100! 

During its analysis of a website, ScamAdviser checks 40 different data points such as server location, malware reports, and website ratings to determine if a site is a scam or not. Unfortunately for theskyquaddrone[.]com, it was not able to fool ScamAdviser — the scam website fell short in a couple of key areas: the site’s owner is hiding his or her identity and the website was only registered very recently. These are two big signs that a website isn’t to be trusted.

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Trend Micro Check detecting theskyquaddrone[.]com as a scam in real time!

Scam websites — what to watch out for

  • The acceptance of unusual payment methods (wire transfer/mobile payment apps etc.).
  • Unreasonable requests for detailed personal information.
  • Typos and questionable wordings.
  • Lack of genuine reviews/lots of irrelevant reviews.
  • Too-good-to-be-true deals.

For more tips on spotting fake online shops, please check out this article.

How to protect yourself from theskyquadrone[.]com scams

  • Shop only on legitimate online stores and platforms.
  • Do your homework and read reviews about the online store you plan to shop with.
  • NEVER click links or attachments from unknown sources. Use Trend Micro Check to combat scams with ease! (It’s 100% FREE).

Trend Micro Check is an all-in-one browser extension and mobile app for detecting scams, phishing attacks, malware, and dangerous links — and it’s FREE!

After you’ve pinned the Trend Micro Check extension, it will block dangerous sites automatically! (Available on Safari, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge).

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You can also download the Trend Micro Check mobile app for 24/7 automatic scam and spam detection and filtering. (Available for Android and iOS).

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Check out this page for more information on Trend Micro Check.

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