Instead it will broadcast your SSID and WiFi password in a way that anyone who can see your WiFi can read. If they know that they should be listening. It essentially sends the bytes of data in the packet length. So per packet, a byte of data is sent. My implementation of this is at https://github.com/freaktechnik/mh-maxsmart2/blob/master/easylink.js - this doesn't support the encryption stuff. I honestly didn't expect much better from Max Hauri, since the devices also use a HTTP (no S!) cloud API and md5 hashed passwords.
EasyLink also has an evil twin, SmartLink, which sends two bytes per packet, stored in the target IP of the packet, another great way to leak your WiFi credentials.
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