8 September 2003


~ Company Named Leading Electronic Evidence Expert by Attorneys at Top 200 Law Firms ~

MINNEAPOLIS - Sept 8, 2003 -- Kroll Ontrack Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroll Inc. (Nasdaq: KROL) that provides electronic evidence and data recovery software and services, today announced that it has taken top honors in the "electronic evidence vendor" category for the second consecutive year in the Eighth Annual AmLaw Tech Survey. The survey details technology use among the 200 top-grossing U.S. law firms, and appears in the September 2003 issue of AmLaw Tech, a quarterly supplement to American Lawyer. The 2003 survey marks the second time that an "electronic evidence vendor" question has been included in the survey, and the second time that Kroll Ontrack was the clear winner.

"It’s extremely gratifying to see that our reputation as e-evidence experts continues to spread so widely throughout the legal community," said Kristin Nimsger, Director, Electronic Evidence Product Line for Kroll Ontrack. "Last year we were elated to come out on top, and this year it is further validation that we are providing quality e-discovery and computer forensic services to our customers."

There were 115 law firms polled that responded to the question, "What electronic evidence vendors has the firm used in the past year?" (Multiple answers were allowed.) The answer given most often by respondents was Kroll Ontrack, which was named by 36 firms, or 31% of the respondents.

To purchase the 2003 AmLaw Tech Survey, please contact AmLaw Customer Service at +1 212-545-6232 or customersvc@amlaw.com.


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.