The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "HomelandNet.DL" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

  • trojan

depending on variant the software from homelandnetwork connects to the internet without user consent and uses variable ports to do so.
the more malicous variant builds up more than 600 connections to various IP adresses, it also infects numerous exe-files and connects to the internet as a WebDav client.
Supposed Functionality:
supposed to be a desktop security notifier from a so called security website concerned about us security.
Removal Instructions:


Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.


You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.
  • Delete the registry key "Homeland Network" at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\".
If HomelandNet.DL uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.