Quantum Builder: A Tool to Create Malicious Shortcut Files

Researchers found a new malware tool – for sale on cybercrime forums – that helps cybercriminals in building malicious Windows shortcut (.LNK) files to infect victims. Quantum Builder supports multiple payloads per LNK file and has capabilities to create HTA and ISO payloads. The tool shares ties with the Lazarus Group based on source code-level overlaps in the tool.