In a major push towards recovering black money stashed in safe havens abroad, a UN conference here on Sunday endorsed India's suggestions on promoting global cooperation in fighting the menace of money laundering, international terrorism and cyber crime.
US and British spies hacked into the world`s biggest maker of phone SIM cards, allowing them to potentially monitor the calls, texts and emails of billions of mobile users around the world, an investigative news website reported.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appreciated the role played by the Advocates Association of Western India (AAWI) over 150 years and said that legal professionals have contributed a lot during the freedom struggle.
CBI on Monday said that a "fresh look" needs to be taken at the specific global laws and protocols which are necessary to effectively crack down on the menace of cyber crime and web-enabled financial frauds.
With cyber crime growing at a menacing pace amid dynamic changes in technology, the "threat landscape" has become larger and policies need to evolve continuously to contain it, CERT-IN Director Gulshan Rai said today.
Cyber crime in Hyderabad showed a significant 37 per cent rise this year with offences such as sending objectionable or "stalking" text messages or emails being most common, the city police said on Saturday.