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- n. The part of a system that is most likely to fail or cause problems.
- n. Reality television. The first to be eliminated from the competition in a reality television show.
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Assuming that you are using a good strong random pass phrase, it is actually much stronger than the normal mode of encryption because you have removed RSA which is believed to be the weakest link in the chain.