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Yes and No. First some technicalities, there's no such things as responding "Yes, that's me" since part of the setup of an access point is to set the SSID (name of the network). This SSID is used to create some keys win WPA/2 for the connection to be established and so on. So in the probe response (which responds the probe requests) you announce the client "...


That depends on the scenario, and what kind of information you are worried about. In order to make the following examples less cluttered, I will always be calling the access point "AP" and the client device "Client". AP Broadcasts, Client does not want to connect Depending on how the client is set up, it is possible that the client regularly sends out ...

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