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Mobile phones have grown to be indispensable to our life. It has done wonders to stay us connected 24x7. India is being recognized as the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world. However, the same mobile phones may also sometime pose a threat to national security. It is estimated that there are around 30 million Chinese handsets in the country which lack an International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number which poses a serious threats to the national security as such phones have allegedly been used by the terrorists. The telecom ministry also estimates that around 30 million or eight percent of India's mobile phone subscribers use the cheap handsets without IMEI number that are generally imported from China and Taiwan.