The Metropolitan Police have reportedly lobbied for two years to enact the standard.
The firm analyzed 1,000 free apps in Google Play which were most downloaded by users.
GMR Transcription Services in California agreed to settle FTC charges related to its security practices.
Flashback caused a stir in 2012 when some 650,000 Macs were infected with the malware.
The campaign targets Spanish speaking victims, which also appears to be the native language of attackers.