According to our telemetry and our own intelligence, the host at this IP address has been setup by cyber criminals for the exclusive purpose of hosting phishing sites, malware distribution sites and/or botnet controllers. We therefore advise our users to block any traffic from/to this IP address.
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 18.104.22.168 443:
$ telnet 22.214.171.124 443
Connected to 126.96.36.199.
Escape character is ‘^]’
Malicious domains observed at 188.8.131.52:
cloudfsnbg.cc. 600 IN A 184.108.40.206
dwhyj.top. 600 IN A 220.127.116.11
snatch.kim. 600 IN A 18.104.22.168
snatch.press. 600 IN A 22.214.171.124