22 September 2003


~ New Office Answers Increased Demand for Data Recovery Services ~

MINNEAPOLIS - Sept. 22, 2003 -- Kroll Ontrack Inc., provider of Ontrack Data Recovery products and services and a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroll Inc. (NASDAQ: KROL), has opened a new office in the German capital city of Berlin. The opening will help meet increased demand for professional data recovery services and better serve customers in northern Germany. With two offices in Germany, Stuttgart and Berlin, Ontrack Data Recovery now operates 12 locations worldwide.

"The opening of our new office in Berlin is a logical consequence of the growing demand for professional data recovery in Germany," said Peter Boehret, Managing Director, Ontrack Data Recovery Germany. "For Ontrack Data Recovery's Germany division this means another important step to improved customer satisfaction, as we are able to serve our customers in northern Germany faster and more efficiently."

With a wide range of data recovery services and software solutions, Ontrack Data Recovery helps business customers as well as end users to protect, save and recover important data. Ontrack Data Recovery offers everything from do-it-yourself software to customized service solutions allowing recovery anywhere, anytime from any operating system, storage or media type and cause of data loss.

Ontrack Data Recovery Berlin is located at Märkisches Ufer 12, 10179 Berlin, Germany. The Berlin office may be reached by telephone at +49 030/27581940.


About Kroll Ontrack

Kroll Ontrack, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kroll Inc, is a leading provider of data recovery and electronic evidence services. It helps individuals, companies, law firms and government agencies recover electronic information quickly and cost-effectively.

Kroll Ontrack is able to recover lost or corrupted data from all operating systems and types of storage devices through its do-it-yourself, remote and in-lab capabilities. Kroll Ontrack's award-winning utility software tools help prevent critical data loss through problem-solving and file-management utilities.

Formerly known as Ontrack Data Recovery Europe Ltd., Kroll Ontrack operates as the 'Technology Services Group' of Kroll. This is one of four businesses dedicated to providing practical and integrated solutions to organisations worldwide to help safeguard them against risk.