The host at this IP address is obviously operated by cybercriminals. It is running a malware botnet controller which is being used to control infected computers (bots) around the globe using a trojan horse.
Malware botnet controller located at 188.8.131.52 on port 7740 TCP:
$ telnet 184.108.40.206 7740
Connected to 220.127.116.11.
Escape character is ‘^]’
Referencing malware samples (MD5 hash):
b4982516593812521af428cb23f9515e — AV detection: 22 / 63 (34.92%)