A thumbnail sketch of their extremely complex “micro virtualization” technology is that it isolates any app that tries to open on your computer in a virtual machine; blocking its access to the Windows operating system.
That means for example, that if you accidentally click on an infected email link, or navigate to a poisoned URL through your browser; the malicious code gets sealed off and shut down before it can do any damage.
So far, it only works for Windows, but a Mac version is reportedly in the works.
Read the CNET story for more info.
If you have any comments or insights on the topic; definitely post them below. It just seems like a fascinating idea to me. What do you think?