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.
Malware botnet controller located at 188.8.131.52 on port 443 TCP:
$ telnet 184.108.40.206 443
Connected to 220.127.116.11.
Escape character is ‘^]’
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