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Weaponized Word docs, spyware and malvertising sprouting in May

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    Very aggressive weaponized Word documents have been getting past standard defenses in May, according to a new report from security firm Invincea.

    Invincea offers a security technology that isolates the four most common infection vectors -- the browser, email clients, Office applications, and PDF readers -- into an isolated container. This allows the company to detect previously unknown strains of malware as it tries to escape from these containers.

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    "We are the last chance for defense for a lot of hosts and end points," said Patrick Belcher, Invincea's director of malware analysis.

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