Q. Recently, which of the following country led a UN resolution to set up a separate convention on cybercrime?

[A] Israel

[B] Iran

[C] China

[D] Russia

Answer: D

The Russian proposal entitled “Countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes” was recently put forth in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).  

  • India voted in favour of a cybercrime resolution led by Russia in a committee of the United Nations General Assembly.  
  • The resolution seeks to set up new cyber norms considered as counter alternative to the US backed Budapest Accord. 

Source: The Hindu