In Pictures: The biggest Internet security challenges of 2013

From the attack on privacy and Cryptolocker to Eric Snowden and the NSA, it's been a challenging year

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Federal prosecutors in New York charged eight suspects in what was described as a cyber theft ring with stealing $45 million from 27 banks around the world by hacking into them and committing crimes such as drastically increasing amounts available through credit cards. Their crimes are said to include withdrawing $400,000 in 750 separate ATM transactions at more than 140 locations in New York City in less than three hours and later withdrawing $2.4 million in 3,000 ATM withdrawals in just over 10 hours. Here we see images taken from the phone of a suspect, who was one of the individuals charged.

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