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 126.96.36.199 on port 443 TCP:
$ telnet 188.8.131.52 443
Connected to 184.108.40.206.
Escape character is ‘^]’
Referencing malware samples (MD5 hash):
a0c8da8c027e72bde129e39b1c827497 — AV detection: 37 / 68 (54.41%)