Well when the update first happened, there were several puzzling effects. Now a month into it, its pretty well understood what to expect.
If you have Universal Remote selected, she will ignore all other buildings and go for defenses. Was that on Rogue perhaps, troops eating cells and Sparky goes for defenses?
There are some instances where the proximity hacking is actually helpful, like when a bunch of stuff is already damaged, you can still get multi-hacks with careful positioning.