[funsec] Does Verizon Wireless (or Windows Mobile) really know whattime it is?

John Payne john at sackheads.org
Mon Mar 19 16:05:44 CDT 2007


On Mar 17, 2007, at 7:41 PM, Young, Keith wrote:

>
> Standard cell phones from Verizon just sync the time from the  
> closest CDMA cell base station (which is, in turn, syncing from  
> GPS). It sounds like either your phone software needs to be updated  
> or (unlikely) your local base station is not getting the GPS signal.
>
> Either way, I would just visit your local Verizon Wireless store or  
> call their tech support line.

There's a download from Microsoft to fix the Windows Mobile side of  
things:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/daylightsaving/default.mspx

>
> --Keith
>
> Keith Young, Security Official
> Department of Technology Services
> Montgomery County, Maryland
> phone - (240) 777-2955
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: funsec-bounces at linuxbox.org on behalf of 'Richard M. Smith'
> Sent: Sat 3/17/2007 3:12 PM
> To: 'FunSec [List]'
> Subject: [funsec] Does Verizon Wireless (or Windows Mobile) really  
> know whattime it is?
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
>
>
> Verizon Wireless seems to have a problem adjusting to the new  
> daylight savings time rules.  Regardless how many times I try  
> setting the clock on my Verizon Windows Mobile phone to the correct  
> time, Verizon Wireless or the phone software is resetting the time  
> to one hour before the correct time.  The resets seem to happen  
> once a minute.
>
>
>
> Is anyone else seeing this same problem?
>
>
>
> Also any thoughts how to fix this silly problem?
>
>
>
> Richard
>
>
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