Your wireless network appears to have been compromised...


[UPDATE: Something about this router (WRT600N), my wife's macbook, and my Macbook Pro is causing this issue. I've turned off my 2.4GHz band on my router and connected an older access point to handle this traffic. Then just had my wife's macbook connect to that older access point and keep my on the 5GHz band. Have not had issues since then.]
Your wireless network appears to have been compromised and will be disabled for about a minute.

The exact error is pictured above. Everytime my wife's macbook would connect to our home's wireless network, this message would appear. Frustrated, I began to search the net for an answer. None of my other systems were having issues, Macbook Pro, PS3, PC, and Wii. So WTF!? Turns out it could be a number of things. It could be legitimate, but I use WPA2 for my 5GHz band and WPA for my 2.4GHz. My other mac's don't report this issue so what gives?

Turns out, that all I needed to do was reserve IP addresses for all my systems on the router. It was because my mac's and or other devices already had an IP address that for some STRANGE reason my Macbook wanted to get its hands... on... too.

Summary:
  • Be sure your router is setup to use WPA or higher security if your clients/systems are compatible.
  • Reserve IP's for your devices on your router's DHCP server.
  • This scenario may only apply to the WRT600N router from Linksys.
These posts were the most helpful in finding my solution:

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