Other city officials have been told the city had been the victim of a malware attack, but details beyond that were scant.
The city’s website and emails were offline Tuesday, and spokesman Bob Ross said the city was still trying to determine exactly why.
Kenner has suffered a series of calamities recently: the city was hit hard by Hurricane Ida which, in addition to damaging houses, telephone poles and numerous trees in the city, also ripped the roof off of two city hall buildings and damaged a third.
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City operations have been transferred to temporary quarters in the city’s EOC and the old Macy’s store in the Esplanade Mall. A City Council meeting scheduled for Friday will also be held in the Macy’s building.