Facebook says security breach affected about 50 million accounts

CONCERNS ABOUT DATA BREACHES may be contributing to user growth at Facebook decelerating.
CONCERNS ABOUT DATA BREACHES may be contributing to user growth at Facebook decelerating.
SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook Inc. said it discovered a security breach earlier this week that affected almost 50 million accounts, the latest in a series of missteps that are undermining confidence in the company’s social network and business model. The social-media network said in a statement Friday that it has fixed the breach, which allowed…

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