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 22.214.171.124 on port 3500 TCP:
$ telnet 126.96.36.199 3500
Connected to 188.8.131.52.
Escape character is ‘^]’
Other malicious domain names hosted on this IP address:
augcavite.duckdns.org 184.108.40.206 (resolved via 220.127.116.11)
Referencing malware samples: