[tz] System time jumps

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Aug 17 00:58:41 UTC 2023

On 2023-08-16 12:30, Arthur David Olson via tz wrote:
> "Windows feature that resets system clocks based on random data is wreaking havoc."
> https://arstechnica.com/security/2023/08/windows-feature-that-resets-system-clocks-based-on-random-data-is-wreaking-havoc/

Thanks for the pointer to that informative article by Dan Goodin. I 
passed it along my sysadmins.

A quick Google search says users have also reported that Microsoft 
Windows can change its time zone spontaneously - that is, time zone 
travel rather than time travel. I didn't find an explanation for this 
other phenomenon.

See, for example:



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