A ministry's statement published by Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA) said that concerned security agencies managed to prevent the attempt, but suspended the website for a while as a precautionary measure.
Colonel Mohamed Rashid al-Mazrouei, director of Airport Passports Department, said their office had provided the visa extension service earlier, but now it has to be done online through the MoI website.
The milestone moment also saw the launch of a new Team Qatar website, the first-ever Team Qatar Club and re-designed Team Qatar social media channels.
Officials of Qatar's Interior Ministry on Thursday said they have evidence to prove the cyberattack on the country's official media originated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Qatar Radio's website was hacked on Tuesday, the station announced on its Twitter account. Following the cyber attack at about 5.30 am, the hackers posted some fake news and insulting words on the site.
The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in late May in order to plant a false story with incendiary quotes attributed to His Highness the Emir, a report in The Washington Post said.
India's Reliance Jio is investigating whether personal data of over 100 million of its customers had leaked onto a website, in what analysts said could be the first ever large-scale breach at an Indian telecom operator.
Australian police on Monday shot dead a gunman in the city of Melbourne who had been holding a woman hostage, police said, adding that they were investigating if the incident was linked to militant activity.
Qatar Airways said on its official website on Monday that it had suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia.
The Qatar News Agency (QNA) website has been hacked by an unknown entity, according to the Government Communications Office. A false statement attributed to His Highness the Emir has been published.