Your email account is directly related to your Twitter account. You should use a secure and private email address to associate with your Twitter account. If you forget your Twitter password, instructions for resetting it can be emailed to your email address upon request.
If you do not have a secure email account, you do not have a secure Twitter account.
For more information, you can visit the following links:
My account has been compromised
If you suspect your account has been compromised, you can find out what to do on our compromised accounts help page.