Local authorities determined whom to detain by tracking behaviours such as phoning a relative overseas, reading a Koran without state permission or using 'suspicious' smartphone apps.
Agencies are raising the alarm over government-backed hackers from China trying to steal intellectual property amid ongoing disinformation efforts by Beijing to shape the virus outbreak.
The online system, launched in March, is earning praise for simplifying the process and curbing corruption.
The initiative is expected to boost the number of passports issued from about 2,500 to 10,000 a day.
The team has inspired the nation with its courage and technical ability, top government officials and supporters say.
The National Procurement Authority (NPA) is proving effective in the fight against corruption in Afghanistan.