Virtualization is one of the IN thing this year and Linux is no stranger to the technology. As companies provide various virtualization solutions, all their products attempt to provide the most interface to the underlying hardware. One of the issues is how to give the guest OS access to USB devices. In the two solutions that I have tried, namely Parallels Desktop and VMWare, both provide easy access to USB devices. However, as this hack will illustrate, not all solutions are without problems and investing in an internet security suite is essential for all users. So, follow ArsGeek in hacking your way to getting USB to work on virtualbox.