Phalcon provides the common security tasks to the developers such as:
It is a technique where password is stored in the encrypted form in the database. If the password is stored in the plain text format then any intruder that has the access to the database can easily view the passwords.
To avoid this problem password hashing has 2 techniques:
See this example of password hashing by using md5 technique:
After successful login in database we can see password stored in hash format: