Whois Lookup & IP does not guarantee that it's truthful or correct information. Which accordingly to whois.net terms of condition, it defines "scam" as part of the scam dictionary.

Some Signs in Verio Terms:
1. Verio does not guarantee its accuracy or security. 
2. You agree not to use electronic processes that are automated and high-volume to access or query the WHOIS.NET system except as reasonably necessary to register domain names or modify existing registrations. 
3. You agree that you may use this data only for lawful purposes and that under no circumstances will you use this data to: (1) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail, telephone, or facsimile; or (2) enable high volume, automated, electronic processes that apply to Verio (or its computer systems). 

How it can be Very Dangerous:
*They tell you to use it for lawful purposes but doesn't guarantee accuracy? Then why use it if it's going to provide wrong information.
*No security? that means any company can hack into it and rig the info to yours. That means as long as they have been stalking you and know it, they can put you or your life in danger.

To trick or cheat someone out of their possession(s). A ripoff.
The Internet is littered with scams such as pop-up ads or email spam ads with "Get Rich schemes saying there company is the worlds best or most known.


Something that is foreign to Microsoft.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer has hundreds of security flaws.