To secure your account, the following steps should be followed diligently.
1. open your whatsApp account
2. click the top right corner on the app, a box will appear with list of options
3. click on settings
4. click on account
5. click on Two-step verification
6. click on enable
7. you have insert 6-digit pin and verify the pin to continue
8. you will be asked to input your email, in case you forgot your pin and safeguard your account, your email will be verified again
9. click on Done!
Your account is now ready and secured.