I have two routers--one is the gateway from ATT, and then I'm using another router as a repeater bridge in the other room. Last night, my gateway turned off because my alarm started beeping as it does when there is no phone connection. Eventually, it was able to reconnect. However, my bridge was unresponsive and showed an error. I then checked to see what the logs said, but the bridge was not reachable--it turns out I had been assigned an address of 169.254.14.240, which is not a default or something I assigned. So I find this very interesting. The router, bridge, and pc remain suspect, and I'm curious as to what you guys would check, assuming the worst. I am not anyone special, so I cannot imagine being targeted by a three-letter organization. However, I consider myself a cryptography enthusiast and activist. I plan to dump the firmware into a bin and hash it against stock, but I imagine there's far more to be done. I'm more curious than anything and want to be as thorough as possible. It is not a possibility to trash these items, though that may be what helps me sleep easy.