Achilles heel

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"He knew what their Achilles heels were and he was spotting their weaknesses.
"Every fighter has an Achilles heel, every fighter will do something repeatedly over the course of their fights and you only get that from watching them over and over again on video.
Perhaps the greatest danger is that of self-censorship on the part of BBC journalists and their managers who could decide that they should avoid opening wounds in the Achilles heels of governments.
Or at least that is the way it seems to many systems administrators who have to stay on top of viruses and other computer security "Achilles heels." Keeping up with the 100 or so new vulnerabilities discovered each month can be an almost overwhelming task, especially since a single software flaw may be known by over 10 different names and no one source provides information on all of them.